Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
205 PM EDT TUE JUL 15 2014

...SEVERE WEATHER SAFETY RULES...

DAMAGING THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING TO
THE EAST OF THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS INCLUDING ALL OF THE WASHINGTON
DC AND BALTIMORE METRO AREAS. PLEASE MONITOR THIS SITUATION VERY CLOSELY
AND ENSURE YOUR NOAA WEATHER RADIOS ARE SET TO ALERT MODE. SEVERE
WEATHER WARNINGS MAY BECOME NECESSARY FOR INDIVIDUAL STORMS AND WILL
ALERT WEATHER RADIOS IF ISSUED. IF ONE IS ISSUED FOR YOUR
AREA...KNOW WHAT TO DO. HERE ARE SOME SAFETY RULES TO KEEP IN MIND
WHEN SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED OR IS OCCURRING.

IF A WARNING IS ISSUED FOR YOUR SPOT...HEAD INDOORS IMMEDIATELY.
GO TO THE LOWEST FLOOR AWAY FROM WINDOWS. A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM IS
DEFINED AS PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE OR GREATER HAIL AND DAMAGING
WIND GUSTS OF 58 MPH OR MORE.

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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