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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
343 PM EDT Tue Sep 5 2017

...Public Information Statement...

...SEVERE WEATHER SAFETY RULES...

DAMAGING THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
THE PRIMARY THREAT IS DAMAGING WIND GUSTS. RESIDENTS ACROSS NORTH
CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST MARYLAND...INCLUDING THE BALTIMORE METRO
AREA AND BALTIMORE CITY...NORTHERN AND NORTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
AND THE EASTERN PORTION OF THE EASTERN WEST VIRGINIA PANHANDLE
SHOULD MONITOR THIS SITUATION 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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