Event: Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Sender Name: NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC
Description: At 813 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Fort Totten,
moving east at 30 mph.
HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.
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…
Bethesda, Bowie, College Park, Greenbelt, Langley Park, Beltsville,
Forestville, Largo, Coral Hills, Bladensburg, Byrd Stadium, Fedex
Field, Howard University, Gallaudet University, Fort Totten, RFK
Stadium, Potomac, North Bethesda, Laurel and Fairland.
Instruction: 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.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Area Description: Prince Georges; Montgomery; District of Columbia
Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2327421-2190434
CAP MessageType: Update