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Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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...SEVERE WEATHER SAFETY RULES...

DAMAGING THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
RESIDENTS OF WEST CENTRAL AND NORTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA AND ACROSS
SOUTHERN MARYLAND SHOULD MONITOR THIS SITUATION CLOSELY AND ENSURE
YOUR NOAA WEATHER RADIOS ARE SET TO ALERT MODE. SEVERE WEATHER
WARNINGS MAY BECOME NECESSARY. HERE ARE SOME SAFETY RULES TO KEEP IN
MIND WHEN SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED OR IS OCCURRING.

IF A WARNING IS ISSUED...SEEK SHELTER INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. A SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM IS DEFINED AS PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE OR GREATER HAIL
AND WIND GUSTS OF 58 MPH OR MORE.

BE PREPARED TO TAKE QUICK ACTION IF A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
IS ISSUED FOR YOUR AREA...MONITOR LOCAL CONDITIONS CLOSELY AND BE
READY TO TAKE QUICK ACTION TO SAVE YOUR LIFE.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...COMMERCIAL RADIO OR TELEVISION
FOR THE LATEST ON THIS POTENTIAL SEVERE WEATHER EVENT. ADDITIONAL
WEATHER INFORMATION...CAN BE FOUND AT WEATHER.GOV/WASHINGTON OR
WEATHER.GOV/BALTIMORE.


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