Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1031 PM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD MD...

* UNTIL 1130 PM EDT

* AT 1031 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER FORT
  HUNT... MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...BOATERS IN SMALL CRAFT COULD BE THROWN OVERBOARD BY
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WINDS AND WAVES CAPSIZING THEIR VESSEL.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  NATIONAL HARBOR...
  FORT WASHINGTON...
  AND FORT HUNT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3873 7706 3879 7707 3879 7700 3870 7700
      3869 7704 3871 7714
TIME...MOT...LOC 0231Z 276DEG 25KT 3876 7705

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

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