Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50

000
FLUS41 KLWX 031500
HWOLWX

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1000 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

ANZ530>543-DCZ001-MDZ011-013-014-016>018-508-VAZ052>057-041200-
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-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT MD TO SMITH POINT VA-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-EASTERN BAY-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
ISLAND-DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-PRINCE GEORGES-
ANNE ARUNDEL-CHARLES-ST. MARYS-CALVERT-SOUTHEAST HARFORD-
PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-
KING GEORGE-
1000 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE MARYLAND PORTION OF THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY...TIDAL POTOMAC RIVER...AND ADJACENT COUNTIES IN
CENTRAL MARYLAND AND NORTHERN VIRGINIA AS WELL AS THE DISTRICT OF
COLUMBIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE WASHINGTON AND BALTIMORE
METROPOLITAN AREAS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT. A COMBINATION
OF MELTING SNOW AND HEAVY RAINFALL MAY CAUSE FLOODING ON SMALL
STREAMS AND IN URBAN AREAS DURING THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES THROUGH THURSDAY FOR BALTIMORE AND
HARFORD COUNTIES.

EXCESSIVE FRESHWATER RUNOFF FROM THE POTOMAC RIVER MAY CAUSE
TIDAL FLOODING NEAR WASHINGTON DC LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY NIGHT.

THERE IS A SLIGHT THREAT OF A WINTER STORM MONDAY INTO TUESDAY OF
NEXT WEEK. THIS MAY RESULT IN TRAVEL DISRUPTIONS...PARTICULARLY IF
THE THREAT INCREASES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

MDZ003>006-501>507-VAZ025>031-036>040-050-051-501>508-WVZ050>053-
055-501>506-041200-
WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-
EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-
NORTHWEST MONTGOMERY-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MONTGOMERY-
NORTHWEST HOWARD-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST HOWARD-NORTHWEST HARFORD-
AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-
NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-ORANGE-CULPEPER-
NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-WESTERN HIGHLAND-
EASTERN HIGHLAND-WESTERN LOUDOUN-EASTERN LOUDOUN-
NORTHERN VA BLUE RIDGE-CENTRAL VA BLUE RIDGE-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-
BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-HARDY-WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-
WESTERN MINERAL-EASTERN MINERAL-WESTERN PENDLETON-
EASTERN PENDLETON-
1000 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL VIRGINIA...AND CENTRAL AND WESTERN MARYLAND
WITH THE EXCEPTION OF GARRETT COUNTY.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
MARYLAND...PORTIONS OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA AND THE EASTERN WEST
VIRGINIA PANHANDLE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT. A COMBINATION
OF MELTING SNOW AND HEAVY RAINFALL MAY CAUSE FLOODING ON SMALL
STREAMS AND IN URBAN AREAS DURING THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES THROUGH THURSDAY FOR PORTIONS OF
NORTHERN MARYLAND AND THE EASTERN WEST VIRGINIA PANHANDLE.

MINOR TO PERHAPS MODERATE RIVER FLOODING IS POSSIBLE ALONG THE
POTOMAC RIVER BASIN WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY.

THERE IS A SLIGHT THREAT OF A WINTER STORM MONDAY INTO TUESDAY OF
NEXT WEEK. THIS MAY RESULT IN TRAVEL DISRUPTIONS...PARTICULARLY IF
THE THREAT INCREASES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.