ALERT: Thursday’s Severe Weather

As of 12:50 PM: Severe Thunderstorms to our west continue to move west towards Southern Maryland. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for the area until 7:00 PM.

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for the area until 7:00 PM.

 

WEATHER.GOV/WASHINGTONWEATHER.GOV/BALTIMORESEVERE WEATHER SAFETY RULES…

DAMAGING THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON. RESIDENTS ACROSS
THE REGION SHOULD MONITOR THIS SITUATION VERY CLOSELY AND ENSURE
YOUR NOAA WEATHER RADIOS ARE SET TO ALERT MODE. SEVERE WEATHER
WARNINGS 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 WIND GUSTS OF 58 MPH OR MORE.

TORNADOES OFTEN FORM VERY RAPIDLY FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. IF
YOU ARE IN A TORNADO WATCH…AND A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING IS
ISSUED FOR YOUR AREA…MONITOR LOCAL CONDITIONS CLOSELY AND BE
READY TO TAKE QUICK ACTION TO SAVE YOUR LIFE.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO…COMMERCIAL RADIO OR TELEVISION
FOR THE LATEST ON THIS POTENTIAL SEVERE WEATHER EVENT. ADDITIONAL
WEATHER INFORMATION…CAN BE FOUND AT OR
.

 

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