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Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Statement as of 3:14 PM EDT on May 22, 2018

Expires 4:00 PM EDT on May 22, 2018


The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
southern Madison County in northwestern Virginia...
the city of Charlottesville in central Virginia...
southwestern Orange County in central Virginia...
southeastern Rockingham County in western Virginia...
Albemarle County in central Virginia...
Greene County in central Virginia...

* until 400 PM EDT.

* At 314 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from 8 miles west of Stanardsville to Free Union to near
Crozet, moving east at 20 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... damaging winds will cause some trees and large branches
           to fall. This could injure those outdoors, as well as
           damage homes and vehicles. Roadways may become blocked by
           downed trees. Localized power outages are possible.
           Unsecured light objects may become projectiles.

* Locations impacted include...
Charlottesville, Madison, Crozet, Stanardsville, Free Union,
Campbell, Westmoreland, Hollymead, Elkton, Gordonsville,
Ruckersville, Ivy, Scottsville, North Garden, Eheart, Oakpark,
Barboursville, Yancey Mills, Stony Point and Montpelier Station.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Get indoors to protect yourself from wind and lightning. Trees around
you may be downed from damaging winds, so if you are near large
trees, move to an interior room on the lowest floor. Don't drive
underneath trees or in wooded areas until the threat has passed.

To report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement
agency. They will send your report to the National Weather Service
office in Sterling Virginia.


Lat... Lon 3798 7878 3818 7865 3841 7867 3838 7816
      3814 7814 3813 7821 3781 7848
time... Mot... loc 1914z 283deg 17kt 3833 7860 3817 7858 3798 7872

Hail... <.75in
wind... 60mph


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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 3:09 PM EDT on May 22, 2018

Expires 3:15 AM EDT on May 23, 2018


... Severe weather safety rules...

Severe thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening.
Residents across southern Maryland, and central and northern
Virginia including the Washington DC Metro area should monitor
this situation very closely and ensure your NOAA weather radios
are set to alert Mode. Severe weather warnings for imminent
damaging storms 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 damaging wind gusts of 58 mph or
more.

Tornadoes can form rapidly from severe thunderstorms. Monitor
local conditions closely and be ready to take quick action to save
your life.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio, commercial radio, information
sources from your phone, 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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309 PM EDT Tue may 22 2018

... Severe weather safety rules...

Severe thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening.
Residents across southern Maryland, and central and northern
Virginia including the Washington DC Metro area should monitor
this situation very closely and ensure your NOAA weather radios
are set to alert Mode. Severe weather warnings for imminent
damaging storms 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 damaging wind gusts of 58 mph or
more.

Tornadoes can form rapidly from severe thunderstorms. Monitor
local conditions closely and be ready to take quick action to save
your life.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio, commercial radio, information
sources from your phone, 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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