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Sunday, July 27, 2014

POTENTIAL FOR SEVERE WEATHER TODAY - STAY INFORMED!!!



MEDIA CONTACT: MARK E. BRADY, CHIEF SPOKESPERSON, 240-508-7930
MEBRADY@CO.PG.MD.US     @PGFDPIO




The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Prince George's County and surrounding jurisdictions. There is a potential for sever weather this afternoon and evening.  


The Prince George's County Fire/EMS Department urges everyone to take
appropriate measures to stay safe if sever weather does occur. Become familiar with how to stay safe and monitor local media reports for breaking weather news,


THE FOLLOWING IS THIS MORNINGS FORECAST FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE:

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
732 AM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE MARYLAND PORTION OF THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY...TIDAL POTOMAC RIVER...AND ADJACENT COUNTIES IN
CENTRAL MARYLAND AND NORTHERN VIRGINIA AS WELL AS THE DISTRICT OF
COLUMBIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY TODAY AND TONIGHT. THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WIND GUSTS...LARGE HAIL...ISOLATED
TORNADOES AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL THAT COULD LEAD TO FLASH
FLOODING. THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL
DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONTINUES LATE TONIGHT FOR THE
MARYLAND CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO SMITH POINT AND THE
LOWER TIDAL POTOMAC RIVER FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT.



It is important that everyone monitors local media updates concerning the weather.

Keep your phones, tablets and laptops charged to capacity throughout today.

Take appropriate actions for safety before, during and after the storms.

Have your emergency kit prepared and ready.

For additional information on how to stay safe visit:

READY.GOV

The Weather Channel

Stay Informed - Stay Ready - Stay Safe!!!

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