A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1115 PM EDT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA...NORTHWESTERN ANNE ARUNDEL... SOUTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY...NORTHERN PRINCE GEORGES...ARLINGTON AND NORTHEAS

alert , Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Message: Update
EVENT: Severe Thunderstorm Warning
ALERT:
At 1053 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near Crofton to Anacostia, moving east at 35 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...
Arlington, Bowie, Severn, College Park, Crofton, Greenbelt, Langley
Park, Beltsville, Forestville, Falls Church, Largo, Coral Hills,
Bladensburg, University of Maryland, Nationals Park, Fedex Field,
Howard University, Gallaudet University, Fort Totten and Rosslyn.
INSTRUCTIONS:
For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with these storms, and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.
TARGET AREA: District of Columbia, DC; Anne Arundel, MD; Montgomery, MD; Prince Georges, MD; Arlington, VA; Fairfax, VA; City of Falls Church, VA
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