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Fauquier County Department of Rescue and Emergency Management

Informational Bulletin

Severe Weather Potential

June 12, 2013 1400 hrs

SITUATION EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT STATUS EVENT SUMMARY: Shower and thunderstorm activity will be possible today and Thursday across Virginia. While there is a slight risk of isolated severe weather Wednesday afternoon and evening, 12 June, across most of Virginia, the main threat of widespread severe weather will be Thursday late morning through late evening, 13 June.

SITUATION

WEATHER FORECAST Severe storms that develop Wednesday afternoon and evening will be capable of producing damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rainfall. Main threats from severe storms this afternoon and evening, according to the Storm Prediction Center, are damaging winds (15% probability) and hail (15% probability). There is a 2% probability of tornadoes this afternoon and evening. Potential impacts are power outages, downed trees, and locally flash flooding

Severe storms that develop Thursday will be capable of producing damaging straight line winds, 70 mph or greater, golf ball size hail, locally heavy rainfall, and isolated tornadoes. Storms are forecast to be quick moving and impact Southwest and West Central Virginia, late Thursday morning through late afternoon, Northwest and Northern Virginia, early afternoon through late evening, and Central and Eastern Virginia, early afternoon through late evening. Potential impacts are power outages, downed trees, and structural damage.

ADVISORIES, WATCHES OR WARNINGS: NONE AT THIS TIME, STAY UPDATED AS THE SITUATION MAY CHANGE

DFREM INFORMATIONAL BULLETIN SEVERE WEATHER POTENTIAL JUNE 12, 2013 1400 hours


GRAPHIC

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ACTIONS CURRENT ACTIONS

ACTIONS

DFREM Staff Monitoring weather and information from the Virginia Department of Emergency Management

ANTICIPATED ACTIONS Forthcoming with next Informational Bulletin

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Department of Fire Rescue and Emergency Management- 540-422-8800 sara.makely@fauquiercounty.gov

DFREM INFORMATIONAL BULLETIN SEVERE WEATHER POTENTIAL JUNE 12, 2013 1400 hours

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