Short Term Forecast
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Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
351 AM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

MDZ004>006-011-503>506-VAZ027-029>031-040-052-053-501-502-505>507-
WVZ053-290830-
Central and Southeast Howard-Southern Baltimore-Carroll-Northwest
Montgomery-Frederick-Northern Baltimore-Central and Southeast
Montgomery-Northwest Howard-Warren-Shenandoah-Page-Fairfax-Prince
William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Western Loudoun-Rappahannock-Eastern
Loudoun-Clarke-Northern Virginia Blue Ridge-Northern
Fauquier-Southern Fauquier-Jefferson-
351 AM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

...A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT CENTRAL AND NORTHERN
MARYLAND...NORTHERN VIRGINIA...AND THE EXTREME EASTERN PANHANDLE OF
WEST VIRGINIA...

At 344 AM EDT, radar indicated showers and thunderstorms were
crossing the Blue Ridge Mountains in northern Virginia and South
Mountain in Central Maryland, heading east at 50 mph.  The strongest
storm is approaching Front Royal, Virginia, and will reach Leesburg,
Virginia, around 415 AM EDT.

Winds from 20-30 mph and pea size hail are possible with these
storms.

Locations impacted include...
Germantown, Frederick, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Leesburg, Olney,
Pikesville, South Riding, Herndon, Cockeysville, Damascus, Front
Royal, Broadlands, Lansdowne, Lowes Island, Brambleton, Warrenton,
Poolesville, Harry Grove Stadium and Dulles International Airport.

Frequent cloud-to-ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

LAT...LON 3949 7654 3867 7787 3870 7793 3868 7797
      3871 7863 3953 7731
TIME...MOT...LOC 0744Z 268DEG 52KT 3939 7737 3869 7864

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LEE



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