Alert: Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued May 31 at 5:47PM EDT expiring May 31 at 6:30PM EDT by NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC

Event: Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Sender Name: NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC
Issued: 2017-05-31T17:48:02-04:00
Expires: 2017-05-31T18:30:00-04:00
Description: The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
West central Anne Arundel County in central Maryland…
Southeastern Howard County in central Maryland…
Southeastern Montgomery County in central Maryland…
North central Prince Georges County in central Maryland…

* Until 630 PM EDT

* At 547 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over
Wheaton-Glenmont, or near Olney, moving northeast at 20 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail.

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, Rockville, Olney, Beltsville, Aspen Hill, North Bethesda,
Odenton, Laurel, Fairland, White Oak, Redland, Colesville, Kemp
Mill, North Kensington, Fort Meade, South Kensington, Forest Glen,
Hillandale, Wheaton-Glenmont and Savage-guilford.

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:
Urgency: Immediate
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Prince Georges; Howard; Montgomery; Anne Arundel

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2392278-2249003
CAP MessageType: Alert