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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
529 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

ANZ530>543-DCZ001-MDZ011-013-014-016>018-508-VAZ052>057-171000-
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-
529 AM EST Tue Jan 16 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...Today and Tonight

There is a potential for accumulating snowfall late tonight into
Wednesday which could impact the Wednesday morning commute. A
winter weather advisory may be needed later today or this evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

There is a potential for accumulating snowfall during the first
half of Wednesday which could impact the Wednesday morning
commute.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

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Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
502 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

DCZ001-MDZ011-013-014-016-503>506-508-VAZ052>056-501-502-505-506-
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District of Columbia-Southern Baltimore-Prince Georges-
Anne Arundel-Charles-Northwest Montgomery-
Central and Southeast Montgomery-Northwest Howard-
Central and Southeast Howard-Southeast Harford-
Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax-
Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Stafford-Spotsylvania-
Northern Fauquier-Southern Fauquier-Western Loudoun-
Eastern Loudoun-
Including the cities of Washington, Baltimore, Bowie,
Suitland-Silver Hill, Clinton, College Park, Greenbelt, Laurel,
Camp Springs, Glen Burnie, Annapolis, Severn, South Gate,
Severna Park, Arnold, Odenton, St. Charles, Waldorf, Germantown,
Damascus, Bethesda, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring,
Lisbon, Columbia, Ellicott City, Aberdeen, Dale City, Manassas,
Woodbridge, Lake Ridge, Montclair, Reston, Herndon, Annandale,
Centreville, Chantilly, McLean, Franconia, Arlington, Alexandria,
Falmouth, Fredericksburg, Warrenton, Turnbull, Purcellville,
Leesburg, Ashburn, and Sterling
502 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...POTENTIAL WINTER COMMUTING HAZARD FOR THE BALTIMORE /
WASHINGTON METRO AREAS WEDNESDAY MORNING...

There is a potential for hazardous commuting conditions for the
Wednesday morning commute. A period of snow is EXPECTED Wednesday
morning across the Baltimore and Washington metro areas with
around an inch accumulation on area roads.

If this threat does materialize during the Wednesday morning
rush-hour, many roads could quickly turn icy. This could lead to
dangerous traveling conditions, multiple accidents, and extensive
delays.

If commuting Wednesday morning, be aware of the POSSIBILITY of
significant travel disruptions. Plan ahead by allowing for extra
travel time, and consider using public transportation and telework
options.

Stay tuned for updates on this potential winter weather episode.


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