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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TROPICAL STORM IRENE LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
215 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2011

...CENTER OF IRENE MOVING OVER SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND...

.NEW INFORMATION...
ALL WARNINGS HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED.

.AREAS AFFECTED...
THIS LOCAL STATEMENT PROVIDES IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND
RECOMMENDED ACTIONS FOR PEOPLE AND MARINE INTERESTS IN SELECT
LOCATIONS AND COASTAL WATER LEGS OF BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON
METROPOLITAN AREA...SOUTHERN MARYLAND...AND THE MARYLAND PORTION
OF THE CHESAPEAKE AND TIDAL POTOMAC.

.WATCHES/WARNINGS...
TROPICAL CYCLONE WATCHES AND WARNINGS ARE NO LONGER IN EFFECT
ANYWHERE ACROSS BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN AREA...SOUTHERN
MARYLAND...AND THE MARYLAND PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE AND TIDAL
POTOMAC.

PLEASE CHECK THE LATEST PUBLIC AND MARINE FORECASTS FOR DETAILED
INFORMATION ABOUT ADDITIONAL HAZARDS.

.STORM INFORMATION...
AT 2 PM EDT...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM IRENE WAS LOCATED NEAR
LATITUDE 42.2N...LONGITUDE 73.2W. THIS WAS ABOUT 270 MILES
NORTHEAST OF BALTIMORE MD. STORM MOTION WAS NNE OR 20 DEGREES AT
26 MPH. STORM INTENSITY WAS 60 MPH.

.SITUATION OVERVIEW...
WESTERLY WINDS HAVE DROPPED BELOW TROPICAL STORM LEVELS.

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MANY CASUALTIES OCCUR AFTER A STORM HAS PASSED. BE SMART AND USE
CAUTION. CONTINUE TO HEED THE ADVICE OF LOCAL OFFICIALS AS THEY
CONDUCT RESCUE AND RECOVERY EFFORTS. WAIT FOR THE ALL-CLEAR SIGNAL
BEFORE RE-ENTERING EVACUATION ZONES OR ANY AREA THAT RECEIVED
SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE OR FLOODING.

PAY ATTENTION FOR POSSIBLE ROAD CLOSURES AND STAY AWAY FROM
DOWNED POWER LINES. LISTEN FOR ANY BOIL WATER ALERTS.

MARINERS SHOULD CHECK THE LATEST COASTAL WATERS FORECAST BEFORE
MAKING ANY DEFINITE PLANS.

&&

.NEXT UPDATE...
THIS WILL BE THE LAST LOCAL STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON REGARDING THE EFFECTS
OF IRENE UPON THE AREA.

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CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT MD-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-EASTERN BAY-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
215 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2011

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT OR SAFE HARBOR UNTIL WINDS AND
SEAS SUBSIDE. FOR ANY SMALL CRAFT WHO ARE IN DISTRESS...OR IF YOU
SEE SOMEONE ELSE IN DISTRESS...RADIO YOUR SITUATION ACCORDING TO
MARITIME PROTOCOL. IF APPROPRIATE...DEPLOY YOUR EMERGENCY DISTRESS
BEACON.

&&

...WINDS AND SEAS...
TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNINGS HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED. WESTERLY WINDS
WILL CONTINUE TO GUST TO 25 TO 30 KT THROUGH THE REST OF THE
AFTERNOON.

$$

MDZ006-007-011-014-018-281915-
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NORTHERN BALTIMORE-HARFORD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-ANNE ARUNDEL-
CALVERT-
215 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2011

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER LOCAL NEWS MEDIA FOR THE
LATEST INFORMATION ON STORM IMPACTS.

IF YOU ARE USING A PORTABLE GENERATOR...OBSERVE ALL SAFETY
PRECAUTIONS TO AVOID CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING...ELECTROCUTION...
OR FIRES. PORTABLE GENERATORS SHOULD BE OPERATED OUTDOORS...IN A
DRY AND WELL VENTILATED PLACE. DO NOT STORE FUEL INSIDE YOUR HOME
OR GARAGE.

IF YOU RECEIVED ROOF DAMAGE...DO NOT GO UP ON THE ROOF UNTIL THE
THREAT OF GUSTY WINDS AND HEAVY RAIN HAS FULLY SUBSIDED. IF
OPERATING CHAIN SAWS AND PORTABLE GENERATORS...REVIEW THE
OPERATORS MANUAL AND OBSERVE ALL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS.

STAY OUT OF FLOODED AREAS AS THE WATER MAY BE CONTAMINATED OR THE
ROAD MIGHT HAVE BEEN WASHED AWAY. TEST DRINKING WATER BEFORE
USING...PARTICULARLY FROM WELLS. STAY AWAY FROM DOWNED POWER
LINES TOO.

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT OR SAFE HARBOR UNTIL WINDS SUBSIDE.
FOR ANY SMALL CRAFT WHO ARE IN DISTRESS...OR IF YOU SEE SOMEONE
ELSE IN DISTRESS...RADIO YOUR SITUATION ACCORDING TO MARITIME
PROTOCOL. IF APPROPRIATE...DEPLOY YOUR EMERGENCY DISTRESS BEACON.

&&

...WINDS...
TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNINGS HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED. WESTERLY WINDS
WILL CONTINUE TO GUST TO 25 TO 30 KT THROUGH THE REST OF THE
AFTERNOON.

$$

JACKSON





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