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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 12:00 PM EDT on August 18, 2017

Expires 3:00 PM EDT on August 18, 2017


... Public information statement...

... Severe weather safety rules...

Damaging thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening.
Residents all across the Baltimore and Washington DC Metro
areas... north and central Virginia... much of Maryland and the
eastern West Virginia Panhandle should monitor this situation very
closely and ensure your NOAA weather radios are set to alert Mode.
Severe weather warnings may become necessary. Here are some safety
rules to keep in mind when severe weather is expected or is
occurring.

If a warning is issued... seek shelter indoors immediately. A severe
thunderstorm is defined as producing quarter size or greater hail
and wind gusts of 58 mph or more.

Tornadoes often form very rapidly from severe thunderstorms. If
you are in a Tornado Watch... and a Severe Thunderstorm Warning is
issued for your area... monitor local conditions closely and be
ready to take quick action to save your life.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio... commercial radio or television
for the latest on this potential severe weather event. Additional
weather information... can be found at weather.Gov/Washington or
weather.Gov/Baltimore.



1200 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

... Public information statement...

... Severe weather safety rules...

Damaging thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening.
Residents all across the Baltimore and Washington DC Metro
areas... north and central Virginia... much of Maryland and the
eastern West Virginia Panhandle should monitor this situation very
closely and ensure your NOAA weather radios are set to alert Mode.
Severe weather warnings may become necessary. Here are some safety
rules to keep in mind when severe weather is expected or is
occurring.

If a warning is issued... seek shelter indoors immediately. A severe
thunderstorm is defined as producing quarter size or greater hail
and wind gusts of 58 mph or more.

Tornadoes often form very rapidly from severe thunderstorms. If
you are in a Tornado Watch... and a Severe Thunderstorm Warning is
issued for your area... monitor local conditions closely and be
ready to take quick action to save your life.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio... commercial radio or television
for the latest on this potential severe weather event. Additional
weather information... can be found at weather.Gov/Washington or
weather.Gov/Baltimore.


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