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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
922 AM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

MDZ003>006-501>507-VAZ025>031-036>040-050-051-501>508-WVZ050>053-
055-501>506-291330-
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-
922 AM EDT WED SEP 28 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

EAST OF THE BLUE RIDGE THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. ISOLATED SEVERE STORMS
WITH DAMAGING WINDS GUSTS...LARGE HAIL...AND AN ISOLATED TORNADO
ARE ALL POSSIBLE.

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT LATE TONIGHT FOR MOST OF THE
AREA EXCEPT OVER THE POTOMAC HIGHLANDS AND THE SOUTHERN SHENANDOAH
VALLEY. PLEASE REFER TO THE FLASH FLOOD MESSAGE FOR MORE DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

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Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1228 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016


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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-CENTRAL VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STAUNTON...WAYNESBORO...STUARTS DRAFT...
HARRISONBURG...LOVINGSTON...CHARLOTTESVILLE...WINTERGREEN
1228 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS EXPANDED
THE

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE PORTIONS OF CENTRAL VIRGINIA AND
  WESTERN VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL
  VIRGINIA...ALBEMARLE...CENTRAL VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE AND NELSON.
  IN WESTERN VIRGINIA...AUGUSTA AND ROCKINGHAM.

* FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING

* A POWERFUL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE MIDWEST WILL BRING
  PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN TO OUR AREA TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
  NIGHT.

* WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED...WITH
  LOCALIZED SPOTS POTENTIALLY GETTING UP TO A FOOT OF RAIN.
  ADDITIONALLY...THE EASTERN SLOPES OF THE BLUE RIDGE HAVE AN
  INCREASED RISK FOR HIGHER TOTALS.

* HIGH POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS...AS WELL AS
  URBAN AREAS. ADDITIONALLY THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR THE HARDEST
  HIT LOCATIONS TO SEE SEVERE FLOODING AND FLASH FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THESE NEXT FEW DAYS WILL BE A DANGEROUS TIME...REQUIRING MORE
THAN THE USUAL AWARENESS...PLANNING AND PREPARATIONS.

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.

CLEAR OUT STORM DRAINS.

THOSE PRONE TO BASEMENT FLOODING SHOULD PREPARE. COMMUNITIES
PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD PREPARE.

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!

&&

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