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
456 PM EDT MON JUL 24 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 600 PM EDT

* AT 456 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 10 NM WEST OF
  ALEXANDRIA...MOVING EAST AT 30 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  FORT WASHINGTON...
  TIDAL BASIN...
  REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT...
  WOODROW WILSON BRIDGE...
  KEY BRIDGE...
  FORT HUNT...
  NATIONAL HARBOR...
  AND ALEXANDRIA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

LAT...LON 3873 7706 3890 7708 3891 7705 3886 7700
      3870 7700 3872 7711
TIME...MOT...LOC 2056Z 265DEG 30KT 3885 7731

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

HTS


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