377  
WUUS51 KLWX 160641  
SVRLWX  
DCC001-MDC003-027-031-033-160730-  
/O.NEW.KLWX.SV.W.0007.180416T0641Z-180416T0730Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
241 AM EDT MON APR 16 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA...  
NORTHWESTERN ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY IN CENTRAL MARYLAND...  
SOUTHEASTERN HOWARD COUNTY IN CENTRAL MARYLAND...  
SOUTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN CENTRAL MARYLAND...  
NORTHWESTERN PRINCE GEORGES COUNTY IN CENTRAL MARYLAND...  
 
* UNTIL 330 AM EDT  
 
* AT 241 AM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER NATIONAL  
HARBOR, 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...  
COLUMBIA, SEVERN, CLINTON, COLLEGE PARK, FORT WASHINGTON,  
GREENBELT, LANGLEY PARK, BELTSVILLE, ELKRIDGE, CORAL HILLS,  
BLADENSBURG, NATIONAL HARBOR, UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, NATIONALS  
PARK, FEDEX FIELD, HOWARD UNIVERSITY, GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY, FORT  
TOTTEN, RFK STADIUM AND LAUREL.  
 
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 3873 7696 3874 7704 3925 7700 3920 7669  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0641Z 192DEG 43KT 3877 7700  
 
HAIL...<.75IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
RCM  
 
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