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Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
357 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

DCZ001-MDZ003>006-011-013-014-016>018-503>508-VAZ031-052>055-057-
501-502-505-506-WVZ052-053-300400-
/O.CON.KLWX.FF.A.0011.000000T0000Z-160930T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-
NORTHERN BALTIMORE-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL-
CHARLES-ST. MARYS-CALVERT-NORTHWEST MONTGOMERY-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MONTGOMERY-NORTHWEST HOWARD-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST HOWARD-NORTHWEST HARFORD-SOUTHEAST HARFORD-
CLARKE-PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-KING GEORGE-
NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-WESTERN LOUDOUN-
EASTERN LOUDOUN-BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WASHINGTON...HAGERSTOWN...FREDERICK...
BALLENGER CREEK...ELDERSBURG...WESTMINSTER...REISTERSTOWN...
COCKEYSVILLE...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...LEXINGTON PARK...
CALIFORNIA...CHESAPEAKE BEACH...HUNTINGTOWN...DUNKIRK...
NORTH BEACH...LUSBY...PRINCE FREDERICK...GERMANTOWN...DAMASCUS...
BETHESDA...ROCKVILLE...GAITHERSBURG...SILVER SPRING...LISBON...
COLUMBIA...ELLICOTT CITY...JARRETTSVILLE...ABERDEEN...
BERRYVILLE...DALE CITY...MANASSAS...WOODBRIDGE...LAKE RIDGE...
MONTCLAIR...RESTON...HERNDON...ANNANDALE...CENTREVILLE...
CHANTILLY...MCLEAN...FRANCONIA...ARLINGTON...ALEXANDRIA...
FALMOUTH...DAHLGREN...WARRENTON...TURNBULL...PURCELLVILLE...
LEESBURG...ASHBURN...STERLING...MARTINSBURG...CHARLES TOWN...
SHEPHERDSTOWN
357 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT INTO FRIDAY MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF MARYLAND...THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA...VIRGINIA AND
  PANHANDLE WEST VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN
  MARYLAND...ANNE ARUNDEL...CALVERT...CARROLL...CENTRAL AND
  SOUTHEAST HOWARD...CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MONTGOMERY...
  CHARLES...FREDERICK MD...NORTHERN BALTIMORE...NORTHWEST
  HARFORD...NORTHWEST HOWARD...NORTHWEST MONTGOMERY...PRINCE
  GEORGES...SOUTHEAST HARFORD...SOUTHERN BALTIMORE...ST. MARYS
  AND WASHINGTON. THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. IN VIRGINIA...
  ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA...CLARKE...EASTERN LOUDOUN...
   FAIRFAX...KING GEORGE...NORTHERN FAUQUIER...PRINCE
  WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK...SOUTHERN FAUQUIER...STAFFORD
  AND WESTERN LOUDOUN. IN PANHANDLE WEST VIRGINIA...BERKELEY AND
  JEFFERSON.

* INTO FRIDAY MORNING

* A POWERFUL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER KENTUCKY WILL CONTINUE TO
  BRING AREAS OF HEAVY RAIN TO OUR REGION INTO FRIDAY MORNING.

* ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE...WITH
  LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS ALSO POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU ARE NEAR STREAMS OR DRAINAGE DITCHES...KEEP AN EYE ON THEM
AND BE READY TO QUICKLY SEEK HIGHER GROUND. WATER MAY RISE
RAPIDLY.

CONTINUE TO CHECK IN ON THE FORECAST FOR UPDATES.

WARNINGS WILL BE ISSUED FOR AREAS WHERE FLOODING IS IMMINENT.
ENSURE YOU GET WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE THROUGH
YOUR MOBILE PHONE AND OR NOAA WEATHER RADIO.

BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION IF A WARNING IS ISSUED FOR WHERE YOU
ARE OR IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED.

ENSURE YOUR KIDS DONT PLAY NEAR FLOOD WATERS.

REMEMBER IF YOU COME ACROSS WATER CROSSING A ROAD...TURN AROUND
DONT DROWN!

&&

$$



Coastal Flood Warning

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
538 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

DCZ001-300545-
/O.UPG.KLWX.CF.Y.0070.000000T0000Z-161001T0400Z/
/O.EXB.KLWX.CF.W.0008.000000T0000Z-161001T0400Z/
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-
538 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT FRIDAY
NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC HAS
ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL
MIDNIGHT EDT FRIDAY NIGHT. THE COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIDAL ANOMALY...AROUND TWO FEET ABOVE NORMAL.

* TIMING...MODERATE FLOODING FOR A FEW HOURS AROUND HIGH TIDE
  THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO PERSIST
  INTO THE WEEKEND.

* EXPECTED IMPACTS...MODERATE INUNDATION OF SENSITIVE LOW LYING
  SHORELINE WITH MINOR INUNDATION ELSEWHERE.

&&

ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER. TIME OF
HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

HERE ARE THE TIMES OF THE NEXT HIGH TIDES
WASHINGTON CHANNEL...8:00 PM AND 8:21 AM...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR
IMMINENT. COASTAL RESIDENTS IN THE WARNED AREA SHOULD BE ALERT
FOR RISING WATER...AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE
AND PROPERTY.

&&

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
256 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

ANZ530>543-DCZ001-MDZ011-013-014-016>018-508-VAZ052>057-301900-
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-
256 PM EDT THU SEP 29 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...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR SAINT MARYS COUNTY FOR
MODERATE FLOODING AROUND HIGH TIDE.

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE ENTIRE OUTLOOK AREA.
PLEASE REFER TO FLASH FLOOD MESSAGE FOR MORE DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THE COASTAL FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR SAINT MARYS COUNTY UNTIL 6
PM FRIDAY. A THREAT MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING MAY PERSIST THROUGH
SATURDAY.

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES INTO FRIDAY MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

$$



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