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Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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...SEVERE WEATHER SAFETY RULES...

DAMAGING THUNDERSTORMS AND TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE INTO THIS EVENING.
RESIDENTS OF SOUTHERN MARYLAND AND KING GEORGE COUNTY SHOULD MONITOR
THIS SITUATION VERY 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.

TORNADOES OFTEN FORM VERY RAPIDLY FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. IF
YOU ARE IN A TORNADO WATCH...AND 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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