497  
WUUS51 KLWX 160612  
SVRLWX  
MDC017-VAC099-160700-  
/O.NEW.KLWX.SV.W.0005.180416T0612Z-180416T0700Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
212 AM EDT MON APR 16 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
NORTHWESTERN CHARLES COUNTY IN SOUTHERN MARYLAND...  
NORTHEASTERN KING GEORGE COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 300 AM EDT  
 
* AT 212 AM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER POPES CREEK,  
MOVING NORTH AT 50 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...  
WALDORF, LA PLATA, DAHLGREN, NANJEMOY CREEK, PORT TOBACCO RIVER,  
BRYANS ROAD, POTOMAC HEIGHTS, POMFRET, PORT TOBACCO VILLAGE, PORT  
TOBACCO, RIPLEY, PISGAH AND WELCOME.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3861 7716 3861 7696 3833 7701 3833 7709  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0612Z 175DEG 42KT 3839 7704  
 
TORNADO...POSSIBLE  
HAIL...<.75IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
RCM  
 
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