The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
the District of Columbia...
southeastern Montgomery County in central Maryland...
central Prince Georges County in central Maryland...
Arlington County in northern Virginia...
the city of Falls Church in northern Virginia...
northeastern Fairfax County in northern Virginia...
the city of Alexandria in northern Virginia...
* until 815 PM EDT
* at 731 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from Wheaton-Glenmont to Vienna, moving southeast at 15
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...
Arlington, Alexandria, Bethesda, Bowie, Annandale, Clinton, Olney,
Springfield, College Park, Fort Washington, Greenbelt, Langley
Park, Beltsville, fort Hunt, Vienna, Groveton, Forestville, Falls
Church, Huntington and largo.
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.
Lat... Lon 3862 7705 3869 7707 3869 7710 3892 7730
3913 7703 3894 7673
time... Mot... loc 2331z 308deg 15kt 3906 7703 3890 7724