Severe Thunderstorm Watch 416 remains in effect until 1000 PM EDT
. Virginia counties included are
Arlington Clarke Culpeper
Fairfax Fauquier Frederick
Loudoun Madison Page
Prince William Rappahannock Rockingham
Shenandoah Stafford Warren
Virginia independent cities included are
Alexandria Fairfax Falls church
Fredericksburg Harrisonburg Manassas
Manassas Park Winchester
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Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Issued: 6:43 PM EDT Jul. 25, 2016 – National Weather Service
Issued: 3:38 PM EDT Jul. 25, 2016 – National Weather Service
... Heat advisory remains in effect until 8 PM EDT this evening...
* heat index values... up to 110 this afternoon due to
temperatures in the mid 90s to around 100... and dewpoints in the
* Impacts... risk of heat-related illness for those without air-
conditioning or those outdoors for an extended period.
A heat advisory means that a period of high temperatures is
expected. The combination of high temperatures and high humidity
will create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible.
Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible... reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.
To reduce risk during outdoor work... the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency - call 911.
Issued: 2:42 PM EDT Jul. 25, 2016 – National Weather Service
record event report
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
240 PM EDT Mon July 25 2016
... Record daily high temperature set at Baltimore-Washington
international thurgood Marshall Airport near Baltimore MD...
A record daily high temperature of 100 degrees has been set at
Baltimore-Washington international thurgood Marshall Airport near
Baltimore MD today... July 25th. This ties the record previously set
Records at Baltimore-Washington international thurgood Marshall
Airport date back to 1950... with additional records from downtown
Baltimore extending back to 1870.
All records are considered preliminary until reviewed by the
National center for environmental information (ncei).
Public Information Statement
Issued: 3:45 PM EDT Jul. 25, 2016 – National Weather Service
... Severe weather safety rules...
Damaging thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening.
Residents all across the Baltimore and Washington DC Metro
areas... north and north central Virginia... much of Maryland and the
eastern West Virginia Panhandle should monitor this situation very
closely and ensure your NOAA weather radios are set to alert Mode.
Severe weather warnings may become necessary. Here are some safety
rules to keep in mind when severe weather is expected or is
If a warning is issued... seek shelter indoors immediately. A severe
thunderstorm is defined as producing quarter size or greater hail
and damaging wind gusts of 58 mph or more.
Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio... commercial radio or television
for the latest on this potential severe weather event. Additional
weather information... can be found at weather.Gov/Washington or