192  
WWUS81 KLWX 071345  
SPSLWX  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
945 AM EDT WED APR 7 2021  
 
MDZ001-003>006-008-011-013-014-016>018-501>508-071445-  
GARRETT-WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-CECIL-  
SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL-CHARLES-ST. MARYS-  
CALVERT-EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-  
NORTHWEST MONTGOMERY-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MONTGOMERY-  
NORTHWEST HOWARD-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST HOWARD-NORTHWEST HARFORD-  
SOUTHEAST HARFORD-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK, OAKLAND, GRANTSVILLE,  
HAGERSTOWN, FREDERICK, BALLENGER CREEK, ELDERSBURG, WESTMINSTER,  
REISTERSTOWN, COCKEYSVILLE, ELKTON, BALTIMORE, BOWIE,  
SUITLAND-SILVER HILL, CLINTON, COLLEGE PARK, GREENBELT, LAUREL,  
CAMP SPRINGS, GLEN BURNIE, ANNAPOLIS, SEVERN, SOUTH GATE,  
SEVERNA PARK, ARNOLD, ODENTON, ST. CHARLES, WALDORF,  
LEXINGTON PARK, CALIFORNIA, CHESAPEAKE BEACH, HUNTINGTOWN,  
DUNKIRK, NORTH BEACH, LUSBY, PRINCE FREDERICK, FROSTBURG,  
CUMBERLAND, GERMANTOWN, DAMASCUS, BETHESDA, ROCKVILLE,  
GAITHERSBURG, SILVER SPRING, LISBON, COLUMBIA, ELLICOTT CITY,  
JARRETTSVILLE, AND ABERDEEN  
945 AM EDT WED APR 7 2021  
   
..MARYLAND STATEWIDE TORNADO DRILL
 
 
THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. THIS TEST  
MESSAGE INITIATES THE MARYLAND STATEWIDE TORNADO DRILL. THERE IS  
NO SEVERE WEATHER OCCURRING AT THIS TIME. THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE AND MARYLAND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY ENCOURAGE ALL  
MARYLANDERS TO EITHER COMPLETE OR REVIEW YOUR SEVERE WEATHER OR  
TORNADO SAFETY PLAN AT THIS TIME.  
 
WHEN A REAL TORNADO WARNING IS ISSUED FOR YOUR COMMUNITY,  
A TORNADO HAS EITHER BEEN SPOTTED NEARBY, OR ITS SIGNATURE  
HAS BEEN DETECTED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE USING DOPPLER RADAR.  
WHEN A REAL TORNADO WARNING IS ISSUED, GET TO THE BASEMENT OR  
INTERIOR PORTION OF THE LOWEST LEVEL OF A BUILDING, PREFERABLY IN  
A SMALL ROOM SUCH AS A CLOSET OR BATHROOM. STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.  
GET AS MANY WALLS AS POSSIBLE BETWEEN YOU AND THE OUTSIDE PART OF  
THE STRUCTURE. IF YOU ARE IN A MOBILE HOME OR VEHICLE, LEAVE IT  
AND GET INTO A REINFORCED BUILDING OR HOME, IF POSSIBLE. IF THAT  
IS NOT POSSIBLE, SEEK SHELTER IN A LOW LYING AREA SUCH AS A DITCH  
OR RAVINE.  
 
IF YOU WERE NOT ABLE TO PRACTICE YOUR SEVERE WEATHER OR TORNADO SAFETY  
PLAN AT THIS TIME, PLEASE DO SO TODAY AS YOU ARE ABLE. IF YOU  
NEED TO CREATE YOUR FAMILY OR BUSINESS PLAN, GO TO READY.GOV.  
 

 
 
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