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Watches & Warnings

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 5:29 PM EDT May. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 600 PM EDT
for southern Prince Georges and north central Charles counties...

At 528 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Fort
Washington, moving east at 25 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... damaging winds will cause some trees and large branches to
         fall. This could injure those outdoors, as well as damage
         homes and vehicles. Roadways may become blocked by downed
         trees. Localized power outages are possible. Unsecured
         light objects may become projectiles.

Locations impacted include...
Waldorf, Clinton, Fort Washington, fort Hunt, La Plata, Rosaryville,
friendly, Marlton, Saint Charles, Accokeek, Bryans Road, Brandywine,
Baden, Bryantown, Pomfret, Tantallon, Dentsville, White Plains,
Cheltenham and Northwood.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Get indoors to protect yourself from wind and lightning. Trees around
you may be downed from damaging winds, so if you are near large
trees, move to an interior room on the lowest floor. Don't drive
underneath trees or in wooded areas until the threat has passed.

To report severe weather contact your nearest law enforcement agency.
They will send your report to the National Weather Service office in
Sterling Virginia.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

Lat... Lon 3845 7689 3864 7713 3866 7714 3867 7714
      3871 7708 3871 7706 3872 7704 3875 7704
      3876 7703 3875 7673
time... Mot... loc 2128z 291deg 23kt 3867 7696

Hail... <.75in
wind... 60mph


Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Issued: 5:23 PM EDT May. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

Severe Thunderstorm Watch 116 remains in effect until 900 PM EDT

. Maryland counties included are

Anne Arundel Calvert Charles
Howard Montgomery Prince Georges
St. Marys

Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 4:43 PM EDT May. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
the District of Columbia...
southeastern Montgomery County in central Maryland...
central Prince Georges County in central Maryland...
the city of Fairfax in northern Virginia...
Arlington County in northern Virginia...
the city of Falls Church in northern Virginia...
central Fairfax County in northern Virginia...
northeastern Prince William County in northern Virginia...
the city of Alexandria in northern Virginia...

* until 1045 PM EDT Tuesday.

* At 443 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain which will cause flooding. A quick inch or two of rain
will be possible on saturated ground.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
Arlington, Alexandria, Bethesda, Annandale, Clinton, Springfield,
College Park, Fort Washington, Greenbelt, Fairfax, Langley Park,
Beltsville, fort Hunt, Vienna, Groveton, Forestville, Falls Church,
Huntington, largo and Coral Hills.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

Lat... Lon 3880 7671 3872 7738 3887 7740 3905 7693


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