Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
548 PM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

ANZ530>543-DCZ001-MDZ011-013-014-016>018-508-VAZ052>057-132300-
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-
548 PM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

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...Tonight

A Gale Warning is in effect for the waters.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

The Gale Warning continues until noon Saturday.

Rain may end as a little wintry precipitation Saturday morning.
Little or no accumulation is expected from wintry
precipitation...but temperatures rapidly falling below freezing
may result in icy spots on paved surfaces.

There is a slight winter storm threat for Wednesday and Wednesday
night. If the threat materializes, it may cause travel
disruptions.

.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>506-132300-
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 Virginia Blue Ridge-Central Virginia Blue Ridge-
Hampshire-Morgan-Berkeley-Jefferson-Hardy-Western Grant-
Eastern Grant-Western Mineral-Eastern Mineral-Western Pendleton-
Eastern Pendleton-
548 PM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

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...Tonight

Isolated instances of damaging winds with heavy rain showers are
possible this evening.

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for locations along and
west of the Allegheny Front...beginning at 10 pm.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

The Winter Weather Advisory continues until 10 am Saturday. For
other locations...rain may end as a little wintry precipitation
Saturday morning. Little or no accumulation is expected from
wintry precipitation...but temperatures rapidly falling below
freezing may result in icy spots on paved surfaces.

Subzero wind chills are likely along the ridge tops of the Blue
Ridge Mountain and Allegheny Highlands Saturday night into Sunday.
The cold wind chills could cause frostbite in as little as 30
minutes to exposed skin.

There is a slight winter storm threat for Wednesday and Wednesday
night. If the threat materializes, it may cause travel
disruptions.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$



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