Alert: Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued August 17 at 4:13PM EDT until August 17 at 5:00PM EDT by NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC

Event: Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Sender Name: NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC
Issued: 2019-08-17T16:13:00-04:00
Expires: 2019-08-17T17:00:00-04:00
Description: The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
West central Charles County in southern Maryland…
East central Stafford County in northern Virginia…
West central King George County in central Virginia…
Southern Prince William County in northern Virginia…

* Until 500 PM EDT.

* At 413 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Stafford,
moving southeast at 5 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and quarter 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…
Stafford, Fairview Beach, Potomac Creek, Aquia Creek, Passapatanzy,
Brooke, Nanjemoy, Widewater, Aquia, Garrisonville and Arkendale.
Instruction: For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Immediate
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Stafford, VA; Charles, MD; Prince William, VA; King George, VA

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-3769060-3234922
CAP MessageType: Alert