Eastern Loudoun Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Gale Warning, Small Craft Advisory
Issued: 9:38 AM EST Jan. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Gale Warning remains in effect until 6 PM EST this evening...
... Small Craft Advisory remains in effect from 6 PM this evening
to 6 PM EST Tuesday...

* winds... 34 to 47 knots within the Gale Warning.

* Winds... 18 to 33 knots within the Small Craft Advisory.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and a properly equipped vessel. Recreational boaters
should seek safe Harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.

A Small Craft Advisory means winds of 18 to 33 knots are imminent
or occurring. Boaters operating smaller vessels should avoid
navigating in these conditions.