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Severe Thunderstorm Warning (4/19/13)

April 19, 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
SOUTHEASTERN ST. MARYS COUNTY IN SOUTHERN MARYLAND…
SOUTHEASTERN CALVERT COUNTY IN SOUTHERN MARYLAND…

* UNTIL 830 PM EDT

* AT 754 PM EDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE DETECTED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM LUSBY TO 13 MILES WEST OF SAINT GEORGE ISLAND…AND WERE MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH. THIS LINE OF STORMS IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
CHESAPEAKE RANCH ESTATES…
PATUXENT RIVER NAS…
LEXINGTON PARK…
SAINT MARYS CITY…
SAINT MARYS RIVER…
SAINT GEORGE ISLAND…
SAINT INIGOES CREEK…

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A TORNADO WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE WARNED AREA.

THIS IS A DANGEROUS LINE OF STORMS. IF YOU ARE IN ITS PATH…PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR DAMAGING WIND GUSTS AND FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. MOVE INDOORS TO A STURDY BUILDING AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

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