Public Information Statement
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WASHINGTON-EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-
HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-HARDY-WESTERN GRANT-
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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
130 PM EDT TUE JUL 8 2014

...SEVERE WEATHER SAFETY RULES...

DAMAGING THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING
OVER WESTERN MARYLAND AND EASTERN WEST VIRGINIA. 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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