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Severe Thunderstorm Watch (CANCELED)

[ 0 ] May 14, 2018 |

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5.14.18 – 7:54 PM

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS CANCELLED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM

WATCH 88 FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

IN MARYLAND THIS CANCELS 7 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL MARYLAND

HOWARD MONTGOMERY PRINCE GEORGES

IN NORTHERN MARYLAND

BALTIMORE BALTIMORE CITY HARFORD

IN SOUTHERN MARYLAND

CHARLES

IN VIRGINIA THIS CANCELS 21 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA

ALBEMARLE CITY OF CHARLOTTESVILLE

CITY OF FREDERICKSBURG GREENE

KING GEORGE NELSON ORANGE

SPOTSYLVANIA

IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA

ARLINGTON CITY OF ALEXANDRIA CITY OF FAIRFAX

CITY OF FALLS CHURCH CITY OF MANASSAS

CITY OF MANASSAS PARK CULPEPER

FAIRFAX FAUQUIER PRINCE WILLIAM

STAFFORD

IN NORTHWEST VIRGINIA

MADISON RAPPAHANNOCK

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF ABERDEEN, ALEXANDRIA, ARLINGTON,

ASPEN HILL, BALTIMORE, BEL AIR, BETHESDA, BOWIE, CAMP SPRINGS,

CATONSVILLE, CHANTILLY, CHARLOTTESVILLE, CLINTON, COLLEGE PARK,

COLUMBIA, CROZET, CULPEPER, DAHLGREN, DUNDALK, EDGEWOOD,

ELLICOTT CITY, ESSEX, FAIRFAX, FALLS CHURCH, FALLSTON, FALMOUTH,

FREDERICKSBURG, GAITHERSBURG, GERMANTOWN, GORDONSVILLE,

GREENBELT, GREENFIELD, HAVRE DE GRACE, HERNDON, JOPPATOWNE,

LAUREL, MADISON, MANASSAS, MANASSAS PARK, MCLEAN, ORANGE,

PARKVILLE, PIKESVILLE, POTOMAC, RANDALLSTOWN, RESTON, ROCKVILLE,

SILVER SPRING, SPOTSYLVANIA COURTHOUSE, ST. CHARLES,

STANARDSVILLE, SUITLAND-SILVER HILL, TOWSON, WALDORF, WARRENTON,

WASHINGTON, WASHINGTON, AND WOODBRIDGE.

(Scroll for county outline areas)

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 88
URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 88
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1230 PM EDT Mon May 14 2018

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
District Of Columbia
Western and central Maryland
Southeast Ohio
Southern Pennsylvania
Northern Virginia
Northern and central West Virginia
Coastal Waters

* Effective this Monday afternoon and evening from 1230 PM until
900 PM EDT.

* Primary threats include…
Widespread damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 75
mph likely
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
A tornado or two possible

SUMMARY…Strong to severe storms will quickly evolve into a squall
line that should progress east then southeast across the central
Appalachians towards Chesapeake Bay. Damaging winds will be the
primary hazard with a brief tornado or two possible.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 85
statute miles either side of a line from 40 miles northwest of
Parkersburg WV to 20 miles south southeast of Baltimore MD. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

REMEMBER…A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are
favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area.
Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for threatening
weather conditions and listen for later statements and possible
warnings. Severe thunderstorms can and occasionally do produce
tornadoes.

&&

AVIATION…A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 65 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
29040.

NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1230 PM EDT MON MAY 14 2018

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 88 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM EDT
FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

VAC003-013-015-043-047-059-061-069-079-091-099-107-113-125-137-
139-153-157-165-171-177-179-187-510-540-600-610-630-660-683-685-
790-820-840-150100-
/O.NEW.KWNS.SV.A.0088.180514T1630Z-180515T0100Z/

VA
. VIRGINIA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ALBEMARLE ARLINGTON AUGUSTA
CLARKE CULPEPER FAIRFAX
FAUQUIER FREDERICK GREENE
HIGHLAND KING GEORGE LOUDOUN
MADISON NELSON ORANGE
PAGE PRINCE WILLIAM RAPPAHANNOCK
ROCKINGHAM SHENANDOAH SPOTSYLVANIA
STAFFORD WARREN

VIRGINIA INDEPENDENT CITIES INCLUDED ARE

ALEXANDRIA CHARLOTTESVILLE FAIRFAX
FALLS CHURCH FREDERICKSBURG HARRISONBURG
MANASSAS MANASSAS PARK STAUNTON
WAYNESBORO WINCHESTER

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