hail, winds of 70MPH possible.
The National Weather Service has issued a TORNADO WATCH for Montgomery
County effective immediately until 8pm tonight. Atmospheric conditions
are favorable for tornadic development in some of these storms. The
public can report severe weather by replying to this alert.
Be prepared. Tornadoes can form from severe thunderstorms with little
or no advanced warning. Know your safe room in your home, at school,
and at work. If driving and a tornado is spotted, leave your car
immediately and move to shelter or a low lying area. Do not use
highway overpasses as shelters. Remain alert for the issuance of
SKYWARN activation has been requested and spotters are asked to relay
any damage reports to the Montgomery County Office of Emergency
Management and the National Weather Service in Sterling VA.