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Radar valid at 200 pm EDT, Apr 6th 2017

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Tornado Warning
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
126 PM EDT THU APR 6 2017

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...
Montgomery County in central Maryland...
Southeastern Loudoun County in northern Virginia...
Northwestern Fairfax County in northern Virginia...
Northwestern Prince William County in northern Virginia...

* Until 200 PM EDT

* At 126 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located near Warrenton, moving northeast at 45 mph.


SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation.

IMPACT...For those in the direct path of a tornado touchdown,
flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
shelter. Damage to roofs, siding, and windows may occur.
Mobile homes may be damaged or destroyed. Tree damage is

* This dangerous storm will be near...
Linton Hall around 135 PM EDT.
South Riding around 145 PM EDT.
Centreville, Brambleton, Dulles International Airport, Chantilly
and Arcola around 150 PM EDT.
Broadlands around 155 PM EDT.
Reston, Herndon, Lansdowne, Lowes Island, Ashburn, Sterling, Great
Falls and Countryside around 200 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include
Catharpin, Garrett Park, Derwood, Clarksburg, Woolsey, Washington
Grove, Belmont, Belleview, Bradley Farms and Kensington.


TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest
floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a
mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter
and protect yourself from flying debris.


LAT...LON 3908 7697 3876 7756 3888 7770 3931 7725
TIME...MOT...LOC 1726Z 228DEG 41KT 3879 7777


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