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Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Issued: 6:24 PM EDT Jul. 28, 2016 – National Weather Service

Severe Thunderstorm Watch 418 remains in effect until 1200 am EDT

. Virginia counties included are

Albemarle Arlington Augusta
Clarke Culpeper Fairfax
Fauquier Frederick Greene
Highland King George Loudoun
Madison Nelson Orange
Page Prince William Rappahannock
Rockingham Shenandoah Spotsylvania
Stafford Warren

Virginia independent cities included are

Alexandria Charlottesville Fairfax
Falls church Fredericksburg Harrisonburg
Manassas Manassas Park Staunton
Waynesboro Winchester

Record Report
Issued: 1:40 AM EDT Jul. 28, 2016 – National Weather Service
record event report 
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
139 am EDT Jul 28 2016

... Record high minimum temperature tied at Washington National DC...

The record high minimum temperature of 81 degrees was tied at
Washington National Airport yesterday... July 27th. This record was
previously set in 1930.

Public Information Statement
Issued: 1:34 PM EDT Jul. 28, 2016 – National Weather Service
damaging thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening. 
Residents all across the Baltimore and Washington DC Metro
areas... north and 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 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