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000
NOUS41 KLWX 211521
PNSLWX
DCZ001-MDZ009-013-016>018-VAZ030-031-039-040-042-050>057-501-502-
WVZ053-212000-
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-MONTGOMERY-PRINCE GEORGES-CHARLES-ST. MARYS-
CALVERT-WARREN-CLARKE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-LOUDOUN-ORANGE-
CULPEPER-PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-
KING GEORGE-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-JEFFERSON-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1121 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...

NOAA WEATHER RADIO STATION KHB36 TRANSMITTING ON A FREQUENCY OF
162.550 MEGAHERTZ WILL BE DOWN INTERMITTENTLY FOR ROUTINE MAINTENANCE
THROUGH 4 PM ON OCTOBER 21.

$$

CB







000
NOUS41 KLWX 211521
PNSLWX
DCZ001-MDZ009-013-016>018-VAZ030-031-039-040-042-050>057-501-502-
WVZ053-212000-
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-MONTGOMERY-PRINCE GEORGES-CHARLES-ST. MARYS-
CALVERT-WARREN-CLARKE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-LOUDOUN-ORANGE-
CULPEPER-PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-
KING GEORGE-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-JEFFERSON-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1121 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...

NOAA WEATHER RADIO STATION KHB36 TRANSMITTING ON A FREQUENCY OF
162.550 MEGAHERTZ WILL BE DOWN INTERMITTENTLY FOR ROUTINE MAINTENANCE
THROUGH 4 PM ON OCTOBER 21.

$$

CB








000
NOUS41 KLWX 211521
PNSLWX
DCZ001-MDZ009-013-016>018-VAZ030-031-039-040-042-050>057-501-502-
WVZ053-212000-
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-MONTGOMERY-PRINCE GEORGES-CHARLES-ST. MARYS-
CALVERT-WARREN-CLARKE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-LOUDOUN-ORANGE-
CULPEPER-PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-
KING GEORGE-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-JEFFERSON-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1121 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...

NOAA WEATHER RADIO STATION KHB36 TRANSMITTING ON A FREQUENCY OF
162.550 MEGAHERTZ WILL BE DOWN INTERMITTENTLY FOR ROUTINE MAINTENANCE
THROUGH 4 PM ON OCTOBER 21.

$$

CB








000
NOUS41 KLWX 211521
PNSLWX
DCZ001-MDZ009-013-016>018-VAZ030-031-039-040-042-050>057-501-502-
WVZ053-212000-
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-MONTGOMERY-PRINCE GEORGES-CHARLES-ST. MARYS-
CALVERT-WARREN-CLARKE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-LOUDOUN-ORANGE-
CULPEPER-PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-
KING GEORGE-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-JEFFERSON-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1121 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...

NOAA WEATHER RADIO STATION KHB36 TRANSMITTING ON A FREQUENCY OF
162.550 MEGAHERTZ WILL BE DOWN INTERMITTENTLY FOR ROUTINE MAINTENANCE
THROUGH 4 PM ON OCTOBER 21.

$$

CB







000
NOUS41 KLWX 202205
PNSLWX
DCZ001-MDZ003>007-009>011-013-014-016>018-501-502-VAZ025>031-
036>040-042-050>057-501>504-WVZ050>053-055-501>506-210130-
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-
NORTHERN BALTIMORE-HARFORD-MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-
PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL-CHARLES-ST. MARYS-CALVERT-
EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-AUGUSTA-
ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-NELSON-
ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-LOUDOUN-ORANGE-CULPEPER-
PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-
KING GEORGE-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-WESTERN HIGHLAND-
EASTERN HIGHLAND-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-HARDY-
WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-EASTERN MINERAL-
WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...CORRECTION TO ENDING LAT/LON.
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
604 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR ALEXANDRIA IN EASTERN FAIRFAX COUNTY
COUNTY VIRGINIA...

LOCATION...EASTERN FAIRFAX COUNTY AND THE CITY OF ALEXANDRIA
           VIRGINIA
DATE...OCTOBER 15 2014
ESTIMATED TIME...12:23 PM TO 12:26 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF-0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...55-65 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...75 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...1.5 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...38.780N/77.060W
ENDING LAT/LON...38.801N/77.049W
* FATALITIES...NONE
* INJURIES...NONE

* THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT(S) AND PUBLICATION IN
NWS STORM DATA.

...SUMMARY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC HAS
CONFIRMED A TORNADO IN EASTERN FAIRFAX COUNTY AND THE CITY OF
ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ON OCTOBER 15 2014.

AFTER A REVIEW OF RADAR OBSERVATIONS...PUBLIC...AND BROADCAST
MEDIA REPORTS...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE
MD/WASHINGTON DC HAS CONFIRMED THAT ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON OCTOBER
15 2014...AN EF-0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NEAR BELLE HAVEN IN EASTERN
FAIRFAX COUNTY VIRGINIA AND CONTINUED NORTH ON AN APPROXIMATE 1.5
MILE INTERMITTENT DAMAGE PATH TO THE CITY OF ALEXANDRIA BEFORE
DISSIPATING.

THIS REVIEW IS BASED ON CORROBORATING EVIDENCE OF OBSERVED DAMAGE
LOCATIONS AND ROTATIONAL VELOCITY COUPLETS FROM THE FEDERAL
AVIATION ADMINISTRATIONS TERMINAL DOPPLER WEATHER RADARS AT
WASHINGTON REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT AND JOINT BASE ANDREWS...ALONG
WITH NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KLWX WSR-88D RADAR IN STERLING VA.
THE TORNADO IS ESTIMATED TO HAVE TOUCHED DOWN AT 12:23 PM...WHERE
THERE WAS A TREE DOWN NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF HUNT ROAD AND BELLE
HAVEN ROAD. THE TORNADO CONTINUED NORTH ACROSS THE BELLE HAVEN
COUNTRY CLUB WHERE MORE LARGE TREE LIMBS WERE SNAPPED. THE TORNADO
LIKELY LIFTED ACROSS INTERSTATE 495 WHERE IT CROSSES OVER THE
GEORGE WASHINGTON PARKWAY...WHERE LARGE TREE BRANCHES WERE DOWNED.
SEVERAL MORE LARGE TREE BRANCHES WERE SNAPPED IN THE ADJACENT
NEIGHBORHOOD TO THE NORTH BEFORE THE RADAR COUPLET SIGNATURE
WEAKENED AFTER 12:26 PM.

THESE TYPE OF LOW-END EF-0 TORNADOES ARE COMMON TO QUASI-LINEAR
CONVECTIVE SYSTEM ENVIRONMENTS...WHICH WAS PRESENT ON THIS DAY.

FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES
INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH.
EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH.
EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH.
EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH.
EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH.
EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.

$$

LEE/LASORSA










000
NOUS41 KLWX 202205
PNSLWX
DCZ001-MDZ003>007-009>011-013-014-016>018-501-502-VAZ025>031-
036>040-042-050>057-501>504-WVZ050>053-055-501>506-210130-
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-
NORTHERN BALTIMORE-HARFORD-MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-
PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL-CHARLES-ST. MARYS-CALVERT-
EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-AUGUSTA-
ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-NELSON-
ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-LOUDOUN-ORANGE-CULPEPER-
PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-
KING GEORGE-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-WESTERN HIGHLAND-
EASTERN HIGHLAND-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-HARDY-
WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-EASTERN MINERAL-
WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...CORRECTION TO ENDING LAT/LON.
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
604 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR ALEXANDRIA IN EASTERN FAIRFAX COUNTY
COUNTY VIRGINIA...

LOCATION...EASTERN FAIRFAX COUNTY AND THE CITY OF ALEXANDRIA
           VIRGINIA
DATE...OCTOBER 15 2014
ESTIMATED TIME...12:23 PM TO 12:26 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF-0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...55-65 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...75 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...1.5 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...38.780N/77.060W
ENDING LAT/LON...38.801N/77.049W
* FATALITIES...NONE
* INJURIES...NONE

* THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT(S) AND PUBLICATION IN
NWS STORM DATA.

...SUMMARY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC HAS
CONFIRMED A TORNADO IN EASTERN FAIRFAX COUNTY AND THE CITY OF
ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ON OCTOBER 15 2014.

AFTER A REVIEW OF RADAR OBSERVATIONS...PUBLIC...AND BROADCAST
MEDIA REPORTS...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE
MD/WASHINGTON DC HAS CONFIRMED THAT ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON OCTOBER
15 2014...AN EF-0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NEAR BELLE HAVEN IN EASTERN
FAIRFAX COUNTY VIRGINIA AND CONTINUED NORTH ON AN APPROXIMATE 1.5
MILE INTERMITTENT DAMAGE PATH TO THE CITY OF ALEXANDRIA BEFORE
DISSIPATING.

THIS REVIEW IS BASED ON CORROBORATING EVIDENCE OF OBSERVED DAMAGE
LOCATIONS AND ROTATIONAL VELOCITY COUPLETS FROM THE FEDERAL
AVIATION ADMINISTRATIONS TERMINAL DOPPLER WEATHER RADARS AT
WASHINGTON REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT AND JOINT BASE ANDREWS...ALONG
WITH NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KLWX WSR-88D RADAR IN STERLING VA.
THE TORNADO IS ESTIMATED TO HAVE TOUCHED DOWN AT 12:23 PM...WHERE
THERE WAS A TREE DOWN NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF HUNT ROAD AND BELLE
HAVEN ROAD. THE TORNADO CONTINUED NORTH ACROSS THE BELLE HAVEN
COUNTRY CLUB WHERE MORE LARGE TREE LIMBS WERE SNAPPED. THE TORNADO
LIKELY LIFTED ACROSS INTERSTATE 495 WHERE IT CROSSES OVER THE
GEORGE WASHINGTON PARKWAY...WHERE LARGE TREE BRANCHES WERE DOWNED.
SEVERAL MORE LARGE TREE BRANCHES WERE SNAPPED IN THE ADJACENT
NEIGHBORHOOD TO THE NORTH BEFORE THE RADAR COUPLET SIGNATURE
WEAKENED AFTER 12:26 PM.

THESE TYPE OF LOW-END EF-0 TORNADOES ARE COMMON TO QUASI-LINEAR
CONVECTIVE SYSTEM ENVIRONMENTS...WHICH WAS PRESENT ON THIS DAY.

FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES
INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH.
EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH.
EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH.
EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH.
EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH.
EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.

$$

LEE/LASORSA











000
NOUS41 KLWX 202205
PNSLWX
DCZ001-MDZ003>007-009>011-013-014-016>018-501-502-VAZ025>031-
036>040-042-050>057-501>504-WVZ050>053-055-501>506-210130-
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-
NORTHERN BALTIMORE-HARFORD-MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-
PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL-CHARLES-ST. MARYS-CALVERT-
EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-AUGUSTA-
ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-NELSON-
ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-LOUDOUN-ORANGE-CULPEPER-
PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-
KING GEORGE-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-WESTERN HIGHLAND-
EASTERN HIGHLAND-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-HARDY-
WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-EASTERN MINERAL-
WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...CORRECTION TO ENDING LAT/LON.
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
604 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR ALEXANDRIA IN EASTERN FAIRFAX COUNTY
COUNTY VIRGINIA...

LOCATION...EASTERN FAIRFAX COUNTY AND THE CITY OF ALEXANDRIA
           VIRGINIA
DATE...OCTOBER 15 2014
ESTIMATED TIME...12:23 PM TO 12:26 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF-0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...55-65 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...75 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...1.5 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...38.780N/77.060W
ENDING LAT/LON...38.801N/77.049W
* FATALITIES...NONE
* INJURIES...NONE

* THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT(S) AND PUBLICATION IN
NWS STORM DATA.

...SUMMARY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC HAS
CONFIRMED A TORNADO IN EASTERN FAIRFAX COUNTY AND THE CITY OF
ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ON OCTOBER 15 2014.

AFTER A REVIEW OF RADAR OBSERVATIONS...PUBLIC...AND BROADCAST
MEDIA REPORTS...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE
MD/WASHINGTON DC HAS CONFIRMED THAT ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON OCTOBER
15 2014...AN EF-0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NEAR BELLE HAVEN IN EASTERN
FAIRFAX COUNTY VIRGINIA AND CONTINUED NORTH ON AN APPROXIMATE 1.5
MILE INTERMITTENT DAMAGE PATH TO THE CITY OF ALEXANDRIA BEFORE
DISSIPATING.

THIS REVIEW IS BASED ON CORROBORATING EVIDENCE OF OBSERVED DAMAGE
LOCATIONS AND ROTATIONAL VELOCITY COUPLETS FROM THE FEDERAL
AVIATION ADMINISTRATIONS TERMINAL DOPPLER WEATHER RADARS AT
WASHINGTON REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT AND JOINT BASE ANDREWS...ALONG
WITH NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KLWX WSR-88D RADAR IN STERLING VA.
THE TORNADO IS ESTIMATED TO HAVE TOUCHED DOWN AT 12:23 PM...WHERE
THERE WAS A TREE DOWN NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF HUNT ROAD AND BELLE
HAVEN ROAD. THE TORNADO CONTINUED NORTH ACROSS THE BELLE HAVEN
COUNTRY CLUB WHERE MORE LARGE TREE LIMBS WERE SNAPPED. THE TORNADO
LIKELY LIFTED ACROSS INTERSTATE 495 WHERE IT CROSSES OVER THE
GEORGE WASHINGTON PARKWAY...WHERE LARGE TREE BRANCHES WERE DOWNED.
SEVERAL MORE LARGE TREE BRANCHES WERE SNAPPED IN THE ADJACENT
NEIGHBORHOOD TO THE NORTH BEFORE THE RADAR COUPLET SIGNATURE
WEAKENED AFTER 12:26 PM.

THESE TYPE OF LOW-END EF-0 TORNADOES ARE COMMON TO QUASI-LINEAR
CONVECTIVE SYSTEM ENVIRONMENTS...WHICH WAS PRESENT ON THIS DAY.

FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES
INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH.
EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH.
EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH.
EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH.
EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH.
EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.

$$

LEE/LASORSA










000
NOUS41 KLWX 202122
PNSLWX
DCZ001-MDZ003>007-009>011-013-014-016>018-501-502-VAZ025>031-
036>040-042-050>057-501>504-WVZ050>053-055-501>506-210130-
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-
NORTHERN BALTIMORE-HARFORD-MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-
PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL-CHARLES-ST. MARYS-CALVERT-
EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-AUGUSTA-
ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-NELSON-
ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-LOUDOUN-ORANGE-CULPEPER-
PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-
KING GEORGE-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-WESTERN HIGHLAND-
EASTERN HIGHLAND-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-HARDY-
WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-EASTERN MINERAL-
WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
522 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR ALEXANDRIA IN EASTERN FAIRFAX COUNTY
COUNTY VIRGINIA...

LOCATION...EASTERN FAIRFAX COUNTY AND THE CITY OF ALEXANDRIA
           VIRGINIA
DATE...OCTOBER 15 2014
ESTIMATED TIME...12:23 PM TO 12:26 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF-0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...55-65 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...75 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...1.5 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...38.780N/77.060W
ENDING LAT/LON...38.801N/78.049W
* FATALITIES...NONE
* INJURIES...NONE

* THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT(S) AND PUBLICATION IN
NWS STORM DATA.

...SUMMARY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC HAS
CONFIRMED A TORNADO IN EASTERN FAIRFAX COUNTY AND THE CITY OF
ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ON OCTOBER 15 2014.

AFTER A REVIEW OF RADAR OBSERVATIONS...PUBLIC...AND BROADCAST
MEDIA REPORTS...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE
MD/WASHINGTON DC HAS CONFIRMED THAT ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON OCTOBER
15 2014...AN EF-0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NEAR BELLE HAVEN IN EASTERN
FAIRFAX COUNTY VIRGINIA AND CONTINUED NORTH ON AN APPROXIMATE 1.5
MILE INTERMITTENT DAMAGE PATH TO THE CITY OF ALEXANDRIA BEFORE
DISSIPATING.

THIS REVIEW IS BASED ON CORROBORATING EVIDENCE OF OBSERVED DAMAGE
LOCATIONS AND ROTATIONAL VELOCITY COUPLETS FROM THE FEDERAL
AVIATION ADMINISTRATIONS TERMINAL DOPPLER WEATHER RADARS AT
WASHINGTON REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT AND JOINT BASE ANDREWS...ALONG
WITH NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KLWX WSR-88D RADAR IN STERLING VA.
THE TORNADO IS ESTIMATED TO HAVE TOUCHED DOWN AT 12:23 PM...WHERE
THERE WAS A TREE DOWN NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF HUNT ROAD AND BELLE
HAVEN ROAD. THE TORNADO CONTINUED NORTH ACROSS THE BELLE HAVEN
COUNTRY CLUB WHERE MORE LARGE TREE LIMBS WERE SNAPPED. THE TORNADO
LIKELY LIFTED ACROSS INTERSTATE 495 WHERE IT CROSSES OVER THE
GEORGE WASHINGTON PARKWAY...WHERE LARGE TREE BRANCHES WERE DOWNED.
SEVERAL MORE LARGE TREE BRANCHES WERE SNAPPED IN THE ADJACENT
NEIGHBORHOOD TO THE NORTH BEFORE THE RADAR COUPLET SIGNATURE
WEAKENED AFTER 12:26 PM.

THESE TYPE OF LOW-END EF-0 TORNADOES ARE COMMON TO QUASI-LINEAR
CONVECTIVE SYSTEM ENVIRONMENTS...WHICH WAS PRESENT ON THIS DAY.

FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES
INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH.
EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH.
EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH.
EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH.
EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH.
EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.

$$

LEE








000
NOUS41 KLWX 202122
PNSLWX
DCZ001-MDZ003>007-009>011-013-014-016>018-501-502-VAZ025>031-
036>040-042-050>057-501>504-WVZ050>053-055-501>506-210130-
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-
NORTHERN BALTIMORE-HARFORD-MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-
PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL-CHARLES-ST. MARYS-CALVERT-
EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-AUGUSTA-
ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-NELSON-
ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-LOUDOUN-ORANGE-CULPEPER-
PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-
KING GEORGE-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-WESTERN HIGHLAND-
EASTERN HIGHLAND-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-HARDY-
WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-EASTERN MINERAL-
WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
522 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR ALEXANDRIA IN EASTERN FAIRFAX COUNTY
COUNTY VIRGINIA...

LOCATION...EASTERN FAIRFAX COUNTY AND THE CITY OF ALEXANDRIA
           VIRGINIA
DATE...OCTOBER 15 2014
ESTIMATED TIME...12:23 PM TO 12:26 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF-0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...55-65 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...75 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...1.5 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...38.780N/77.060W
ENDING LAT/LON...38.801N/78.049W
* FATALITIES...NONE
* INJURIES...NONE

* THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT(S) AND PUBLICATION IN
NWS STORM DATA.

...SUMMARY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC HAS
CONFIRMED A TORNADO IN EASTERN FAIRFAX COUNTY AND THE CITY OF
ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ON OCTOBER 15 2014.

AFTER A REVIEW OF RADAR OBSERVATIONS...PUBLIC...AND BROADCAST
MEDIA REPORTS...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE
MD/WASHINGTON DC HAS CONFIRMED THAT ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON OCTOBER
15 2014...AN EF-0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NEAR BELLE HAVEN IN EASTERN
FAIRFAX COUNTY VIRGINIA AND CONTINUED NORTH ON AN APPROXIMATE 1.5
MILE INTERMITTENT DAMAGE PATH TO THE CITY OF ALEXANDRIA BEFORE
DISSIPATING.

THIS REVIEW IS BASED ON CORROBORATING EVIDENCE OF OBSERVED DAMAGE
LOCATIONS AND ROTATIONAL VELOCITY COUPLETS FROM THE FEDERAL
AVIATION ADMINISTRATIONS TERMINAL DOPPLER WEATHER RADARS AT
WASHINGTON REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT AND JOINT BASE ANDREWS...ALONG
WITH NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KLWX WSR-88D RADAR IN STERLING VA.
THE TORNADO IS ESTIMATED TO HAVE TOUCHED DOWN AT 12:23 PM...WHERE
THERE WAS A TREE DOWN NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF HUNT ROAD AND BELLE
HAVEN ROAD. THE TORNADO CONTINUED NORTH ACROSS THE BELLE HAVEN
COUNTRY CLUB WHERE MORE LARGE TREE LIMBS WERE SNAPPED. THE TORNADO
LIKELY LIFTED ACROSS INTERSTATE 495 WHERE IT CROSSES OVER THE
GEORGE WASHINGTON PARKWAY...WHERE LARGE TREE BRANCHES WERE DOWNED.
SEVERAL MORE LARGE TREE BRANCHES WERE SNAPPED IN THE ADJACENT
NEIGHBORHOOD TO THE NORTH BEFORE THE RADAR COUPLET SIGNATURE
WEAKENED AFTER 12:26 PM.

THESE TYPE OF LOW-END EF-0 TORNADOES ARE COMMON TO QUASI-LINEAR
CONVECTIVE SYSTEM ENVIRONMENTS...WHICH WAS PRESENT ON THIS DAY.

FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES
INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH.
EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH.
EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH.
EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH.
EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH.
EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.

$$

LEE







000
NOUS41 KLWX 202118
PNSLWX
DCZ001-MDZ003>007-009>011-013-014-016>018-501-502-VAZ025>031-
036>040-042-050>057-501>504-WVZ050>053-055-501>506-210130-
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-
NORTHERN BALTIMORE-HARFORD-MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-
PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL-CHARLES-ST. MARYS-CALVERT-
EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-AUGUSTA-
ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-NELSON-
ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-LOUDOUN-ORANGE-CULPEPER-
PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-
KING GEORGE-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-WESTERN HIGHLAND-
EASTERN HIGHLAND-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-HARDY-
WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-EASTERN MINERAL-
WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
518 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR SAVAGE IN EASTERN HOWARD COUNTY
MARYLAND...

LOCATION...SAVAGE IN EASTERN HOWARD COUNTY MARYLAND
DATE...OCTOBER 15 2014
ESTIMATED TIME...1:13 PM TO 1:14 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF-0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...55-65 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...75 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...APPROXIMATELY 0.4 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...39.128N/76.829W
ENDING LAT/LON...39.132N/76.827W
* FATALITIES...NONE
* INJURIES...NONE

* THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT(S) AND PUBLICATION IN
NWS STORM DATA.

...SUMMARY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC HAS
CONFIRMED A TORNADO NEAR SAVAGE IN EASTERN HOWARD COUNTY MARYLAND
ON OCTOBER 15 2014.

AFTER A REVIEW OF RADAR OBSERVATIONS...911-CENTER AND BROADCAST
MEDIA REPORTS RELAYING GROUND OBSERVATIONS...AND NWS STORM SURVEY
RESULTS...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON
DC HAS CONFIRMED AN EF-0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NEAR SAVAGE IN
HOWARD COUNTY MARYLAND DURING THE AFTERNOON OF WEDNESDAY OCTOBER
15 2014.

THIS REVIEW IS BASED ON CORROBORATING EVIDENCE BETWEEN
INTERMITTENT DAMAGE REPORTS ALONG THE PATH AND ROTATIONAL
VELOCITY COUPLETS FROM THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION/S
THURGOOD MARSHALL BALTIMORE/WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
TERMINAL DOPPLER WEATHER RADAR AND NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KLWX
WSR-88D RADAR. THE TORNADO IS ESTIMATED TO HAVE TOUCHED DOWN AT
1:13 PM...APPROXIMATELY TWO HUNDRED YARDS SOUTH OF KNIGHTS BRIDGE
ROAD IN SAVAGE. THE TORNADO THEN UPROOTED AND DOWNED A LARGE TREE
THAT FELL ONTO THE SOUTH-FACING SIDE OF AN APARTMENT COMPLEX.
OTHER LARGE BRANCHES WERE SNAPPED OFF NEARBY TREES ALONG THE HILL
SIDE SOUTH OF STEBBING WAY. A NEARBY STREET SIGN WAS ALSO SNAPPED.
THE RADAR COUPLET SIGNATURE WEAKENED AND DISSIPATED AFTER 1:14 PM
PRIOR TO REACHING GORMAN ROAD.

THESE TYPE OF LOW-END EF-0 TORNADOES ARE COMMON TO QUASI-LINEAR
CONVECTIVE SYSTEM ENVIRONMENTS...WHICH OCCURRED ON THIS DAY.

FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES
INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH.
EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH.
EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH.
EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH.
EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH.
EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.

$$

LEE









000
NOUS41 KLWX 202118
PNSLWX
DCZ001-MDZ003>007-009>011-013-014-016>018-501-502-VAZ025>031-
036>040-042-050>057-501>504-WVZ050>053-055-501>506-210130-
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-
NORTHERN BALTIMORE-HARFORD-MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-
PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL-CHARLES-ST. MARYS-CALVERT-
EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-AUGUSTA-
ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-NELSON-
ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-LOUDOUN-ORANGE-CULPEPER-
PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-
KING GEORGE-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-WESTERN HIGHLAND-
EASTERN HIGHLAND-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-HARDY-
WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-EASTERN MINERAL-
WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
518 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR SAVAGE IN EASTERN HOWARD COUNTY
MARYLAND...

LOCATION...SAVAGE IN EASTERN HOWARD COUNTY MARYLAND
DATE...OCTOBER 15 2014
ESTIMATED TIME...1:13 PM TO 1:14 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF-0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...55-65 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...75 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...APPROXIMATELY 0.4 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...39.128N/76.829W
ENDING LAT/LON...39.132N/76.827W
* FATALITIES...NONE
* INJURIES...NONE

* THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT(S) AND PUBLICATION IN
NWS STORM DATA.

...SUMMARY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC HAS
CONFIRMED A TORNADO NEAR SAVAGE IN EASTERN HOWARD COUNTY MARYLAND
ON OCTOBER 15 2014.

AFTER A REVIEW OF RADAR OBSERVATIONS...911-CENTER AND BROADCAST
MEDIA REPORTS RELAYING GROUND OBSERVATIONS...AND NWS STORM SURVEY
RESULTS...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON
DC HAS CONFIRMED AN EF-0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NEAR SAVAGE IN
HOWARD COUNTY MARYLAND DURING THE AFTERNOON OF WEDNESDAY OCTOBER
15 2014.

THIS REVIEW IS BASED ON CORROBORATING EVIDENCE BETWEEN
INTERMITTENT DAMAGE REPORTS ALONG THE PATH AND ROTATIONAL
VELOCITY COUPLETS FROM THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION/S
THURGOOD MARSHALL BALTIMORE/WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
TERMINAL DOPPLER WEATHER RADAR AND NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KLWX
WSR-88D RADAR. THE TORNADO IS ESTIMATED TO HAVE TOUCHED DOWN AT
1:13 PM...APPROXIMATELY TWO HUNDRED YARDS SOUTH OF KNIGHTS BRIDGE
ROAD IN SAVAGE. THE TORNADO THEN UPROOTED AND DOWNED A LARGE TREE
THAT FELL ONTO THE SOUTH-FACING SIDE OF AN APARTMENT COMPLEX.
OTHER LARGE BRANCHES WERE SNAPPED OFF NEARBY TREES ALONG THE HILL
SIDE SOUTH OF STEBBING WAY. A NEARBY STREET SIGN WAS ALSO SNAPPED.
THE RADAR COUPLET SIGNATURE WEAKENED AND DISSIPATED AFTER 1:14 PM
PRIOR TO REACHING GORMAN ROAD.

THESE TYPE OF LOW-END EF-0 TORNADOES ARE COMMON TO QUASI-LINEAR
CONVECTIVE SYSTEM ENVIRONMENTS...WHICH OCCURRED ON THIS DAY.

FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES
INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH.
EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH.
EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH.
EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH.
EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH.
EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.

$$

LEE










000
NOUS41 KLWX 202004
PNSLWX
VAZ503-504-WVZ501-505-506-210415-
WESTERN HIGHLAND-EASTERN HIGHLAND-WESTERN GRANT-WESTERN PENDLETON-
EASTERN PENDLETON-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
404 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...GROWING SEASON HAS CONCLUDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE APPALACHIANS...

THE GROWING SEASON FOR SENSITIVE VEGETATION HAS BEEN DECLARED OVER
FOR HIGHLAND...PENDLETON AND WESTERN GRANT COUNTIES. THE MAJORITY OF
THIS AREA RECEIVED A FREEZE FOR SEVERAL HOURS LAST NIGHT.

AS A RESULT...THE BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
FORECAST OFFICE WILL NOT BE ISSUING FROST ADVISORIES OR FREEZE
WARNINGS UNTIL THE GROWING SEASON RESUMES IN THE SPRING OF 2015.

$$










000
NOUS41 KLWX 202004
PNSLWX
VAZ503-504-WVZ501-505-506-210415-
WESTERN HIGHLAND-EASTERN HIGHLAND-WESTERN GRANT-WESTERN PENDLETON-
EASTERN PENDLETON-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
404 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...GROWING SEASON HAS CONCLUDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE APPALACHIANS...

THE GROWING SEASON FOR SENSITIVE VEGETATION HAS BEEN DECLARED OVER
FOR HIGHLAND...PENDLETON AND WESTERN GRANT COUNTIES. THE MAJORITY OF
THIS AREA RECEIVED A FREEZE FOR SEVERAL HOURS LAST NIGHT.

AS A RESULT...THE BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
FORECAST OFFICE WILL NOT BE ISSUING FROST ADVISORIES OR FREEZE
WARNINGS UNTIL THE GROWING SEASON RESUMES IN THE SPRING OF 2015.

$$









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