Jump to content
  • Member Statistics

    15,508
    Total Members
    7,904
    Most Online
    kgottwald
    Newest Member
    kgottwald
    Joined
Kmlwx

2019 Mid-Atlantic Severe Wx - General Discussion

Recommended Posts

we do sunshine before storms fairly well here (similar to the sunshine we get instead of the digital snow we get 5 days out), so i'm in.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
2 minutes ago, yoda said:

Tornado Watch till 9pm

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 105
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   135 PM EDT Fri Apr 26 2019

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     District Of Columbia
     Delaware
     Central and Eastern Maryland
     Southern New Jersey
     Central and Southeast Pennsylvania
     Northeast Virginia
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 135 PM until
     900 PM EDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A couple tornadoes possible
     Widespread damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
     Isolated large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...Thunderstorms will intensify along a cold front this
   afternoon and spread across the watch area, posing a risk of
   damaging wind gusts and a few tornadoes.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
10 minutes ago, Eskimo Joe said:

Latest meso analysis shows were primed for a tornado risk this afternoon.

Who are you and what did you do with the real Eskimo Joe?

  • Haha 3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Come on, people. I have a scale and everything for this. 

When EJ has gripes
Prepare for some swipes
When EJ is hype
Conditions are ripe

  • Like 2
  • Haha 4

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Law enforcement reported multiple trees down in Albemarle Cty. 

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 230 PM EDT
FOR SOUTHEASTERN MADISON...ORANGE...SOUTHERN CULPEPER AND CENTRAL
SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTIES...

At 151 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near Madison to near Boswells Tavern, moving east at
45 mph.

HAZARD...70 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE...Law enforcement reported multiple trees down in Albemarle
         County.

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.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
5 minutes ago, WxWatcher007 said:

Come on, people. I have a scale and everything for this. 

When EJ has gripes
Prepare for some swipes
When EJ is hype
Conditions are ripe

So this would be the ENH on the MA scale you made, yes? :lol:

 

  • Haha 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Best risk for a good storm is probably east of I-95 though.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

not much doing so far near that blob just SW of the beltway near Fairfax/Burke

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Are those mini hooks entering Fairfax or is the radar playing tricks?

ETA:  Down by Lake Ridge

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

looks like these storms have some electricity as well.  more so with the cells back towards reston.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
8 minutes ago, H2O said:

not much doing so far near that blob just SW of the beltway near Fairfax/Burke

You are closest to me and have weather knowledge more than I. Please update as needed. I'm also concerned with Baltimore City where a kid lives. Tyvm for your help.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Severe Weather Statement
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
217 PM EDT Fri Apr 26 2019

VAC047-113-137-177-261830-
/O.CON.KLWX.SV.W.0044.000000T0000Z-190426T1830Z/
Madison VA-Orange VA-Culpeper VA-Spotsylvania VA-
217 PM EDT Fri Apr 26 2019

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 230 PM EDT
FOR SOUTHEASTERN MADISON...EASTERN ORANGE...SOUTHEASTERN CULPEPER AND
CENTRAL SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTIES...

At 217 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near Culpeper to 9 miles north of Louisa, moving east
at 45 mph.

HAZARD...70 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE...Law enforcement.

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...
Culpeper, Spotsylvania, Mine Run, Elkwood, Stevensburg, Brandy
Station, Verdiersville, Everona, Locust Grove, Flat Run, Thornhill,
Nasons, Winston, Mitchells, Glenora, Dunavant, Lake Of The Woods,
Unionville, Cookstown and Raccoon Ford.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
220 PM EDT Fri Apr 26 2019

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Montgomery County in central Maryland...
  Southeastern Loudoun County in northern Virginia...
  The northwestern City of Fairfax in northern Virginia...
  Northern Fairfax County in northern Virginia...

* Until 300 PM EDT.

* At 220 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
  extending from near Brambleton to near South Riding, moving
  northeast at 50 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...
  Germantown, Centreville, Rockville, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Reston,
  Leesburg, Olney, South Riding, Herndon, Fairfax, Vienna, Damascus,
  Broadlands, Lansdowne, Lowes Island, Brambleton, Pimmit Hills,
  Poolesville and Mclean.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Getting some sea-breeze interaction with the front-running stuff. Interesting event. It's got all of the signals of being a sub-historic severe wx outbreak.

CODNEXLAB-GOES-East-regional-northeast-truecolor-18_16Z-20190426_map_-12-1n-10-10.thumb.gif.c4143c6b9b3f45621354ecab172f02c7.gif

 

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
DCC001-MDC031-033-VAC013-059-510-600-610-261915-
/O.NEW.KLWX.SV.W.0047.190426T1825Z-190426T1915Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
225 PM EDT Fri Apr 26 2019

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  The District of Columbia...
  Southeastern Montgomery County in central Maryland...
  Northern Prince Georges County in central Maryland...
  The northeastern City of Fairfax in northern Virginia...
  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 315 PM EDT.

* At 225 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Huntington,
  moving northeast at 45 mph.

  HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

  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, Bowie, Annandale, Clinton, Olney,
  Springfield, College Park, Fort Washington, Greenbelt, Fairfax,
  Langley Park, Beltsville, Fort Hunt, Vienna, Groveton, Forestville,
  Falls Church, Huntington and Largo.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 900 PM EDT for District of
Columbia...central Maryland...and northern Virginia.

Remain alert for a possible tornado! Tornadoes can develop quickly
from severe thunderstorms. If you spot a tornado go at once into the
basement or small central room in a sturdy structure.

TORNADO...POSSIBLE
HAIL...1.00IN
WIND...60MPH
  • Sad 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
4 minutes ago, yoda said:

Eastern Loudoun cell looks interesting

Under it right now.  Rain, some wind but nothing spectacular, a little thunder, no lightning.

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
ULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
229 PM EDT Fri Apr 26 2019

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Stafford County in northern Virginia...
  King George County in central Virginia...
  Northeastern Orange County in central Virginia...
  The City of Fredericksburg in central Virginia...
  Southeastern Fauquier County in northern Virginia...
  Southeastern Culpeper County in northern Virginia...
  Spotsylvania County in central Virginia...

* Until 315 PM EDT.

* At 228 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
  extending from 15 miles southeast of Culpeper to 7 miles southwest
  of Spotsylvania, moving east at 45 mph.

  HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts.

  SOURCE...Radar indicated. These storms have a history of downing
           numerous trees from Albemarle to Orange Counties.

  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...
  Stafford, Fredericksburg, King George, Dahlgren, Fairview Beach,
  Aquia Creek, Potomac Creek, Massaponax, Spotsylvania, Falmouth,
  Passapatanzy, Snell, Ramoth, Partlow, Heflin, Thornburg, Dunavant,
  White Oak, Sealston and Jersey.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
237 PM EDT Fri Apr 26 2019

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Southeastern Carroll County in north central Maryland...
  Baltimore City in northern Maryland...
  Howard County in central Maryland...
  Southwestern Baltimore County in northern Maryland...

* Until 315 PM EDT.

* At 237 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Sykesville,
  or 9 miles northwest of Columbia, moving northeast at 35 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...
  Baltimore, Columbia, Pikesville, Middle River, Cockeysville,
  Ellicott City, Dundalk, Towson, Catonsville, Essex, Woodlawn,
  Randallstown, Parkville, Owings Mills, Eldersburg, Carney, Milford
  Mill, Reisterstown, Lochearn and Arbutus.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×