Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
720 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

MDZ016>018-VAZ057-182345-
Calvert-Charles-St. Marys-King George-
720 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN ST.
MARYS...CENTRAL CALVERT...SOUTH CENTRAL CHARLES AND KING GEORGE
COUNTIES...

At 720 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near Dahlgren to near Fort A.p. Hill.
Movement was east at 20 mph.

Gusts of 40 to 50 mph are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
King George, Dahlgren, Wicomico River, Popes Creek, Wicomico,
Mechanicsville, Cobb Island, Rock Point, Bushwood, Clements, Issue,
Tompkinsville, Weedonville, Chaptico, Ninde, Sandgates, Swan Point,
Berthaville, Jersey and Loveville.

Locally heavy rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may
cause ponding of water on roadways and cause small streams to go out
of their banks. Be alert for standing water and hydroplaning.

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 3824 7681 3829 7692 3837 7698 3837 7702
      3831 7703 3827 7700 3826 7704 3814 7707
      3816 7717 3820 7722 3819 7725 3823 7725
      3825 7723 3823 7729 3840 7705 3838 7702
      3838 7699 3841 7700 3846 7653
TIME...MOT...LOC 2320Z 270DEG 18KT 3836 7703 3814 7732

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BAJ



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