Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
821 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

DCZ001-MDZ003>005-011-013-014-018-503>506-VAZ053-505-506-WVZ053-
030100-
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-FREDERICK-WASHINGTON-CARROLL-PRINCE
GEORGES-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST HOWARD-NORTHWEST MONTGOMERY-ANNE
ARUNDEL-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MONTGOMERY-NORTHWEST
HOWARD-CALVERT-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-FAIRFAX-WESTERN LOUDOUN-EASTERN
LOUDOUN-JEFFERSON-
821 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT THE DISTRICT OF
COLUMBIA...NORTHERN VIRGINIA...AND CENTRAL MARYLAND...

AT 820 PM EDT...RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM HARPERS FERRY TO KEMP MILL TO NEAR
DUNKIRK. MOVEMENT WAS NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH AND HALF INCH HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BALTIMORE...COLUMBIA...GERMANTOWN...CENTREVILLE...FREDERICK...ROCKVILLE...
BETHESDA...GAITHERSBURG...RESTON...BOWIE...SEVERN...LEESBURG...HAGERSTOWN...
CLINTON...OLNEY...COLLEGE PARK...CROFTON...SOUTH RIDING...HERNDON AND
GREENBELT.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND WILL
CAUSE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS.

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 3940 7688 3935 7688 3937 7681 3934 7674
      3899 7645 3897 7647 3894 7645 3892 7647
      3891 7646 3887 7651 3884 7649 3871 7653
      3856 7671 3894 7709 3883 7751 3885 7754
      3889 7755 3889 7757 3930 7787 3970 7763
TIME...MOT...LOC 0020Z 214DEG 19KT 3933 7774 3903 7701 3868 7671

$$

MJM



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