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Preliminary Rainfall Map

The following are unofficial rainfall reports. Appreciation is extended to Highway Departments, Cooperative Observers, SKYWARN Spotters, and Media for these reports.

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NOUS41 KLWX 201934
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...SEVERE WEATHER SAFETY RULES...

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 
OCCURRING.

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. 

TORNADOES OFTEN FORM VERY RAPIDLY FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. IF
YOU ARE IN A TORNADO WATCH...AND A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING IS
ISSUED FOR YOUR AREA...MONITOR LOCAL CONDITIONS CLOSELY AND BE
READY TO TAKE QUICK ACTION TO SAVE YOUR LIFE.

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 
WEATHER.GOV/BALTIMORE.

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