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Flash Flood Watch

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


DCZ001-MDZ003>006-011-013-014-016>018-502>508-VAZ027>031-038>040-
050>057-501-502-505>507-WVZ050>053-055-504-290030-
/O.EXT.KLWX.FF.A.0011.160928T2200Z-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-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-
NORTHWEST MONTGOMERY-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MONTGOMERY-
NORTHWEST HOWARD-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST HOWARD-NORTHWEST HARFORD-
SOUTHEAST HARFORD-SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-
GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-ORANGE-CULPEPER-
PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-
KING GEORGE-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-WESTERN LOUDOUN-
EASTERN LOUDOUN-NORTHERN VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-
BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-HARDY-EASTERN MINERAL-
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...CUMBERLAND...
GERMANTOWN...DAMASCUS...BETHESDA...ROCKVILLE...GAITHERSBURG...
SILVER SPRING...LISBON...COLUMBIA...ELLICOTT CITY...
JARRETTSVILLE...ABERDEEN...STRASBURG...WOODSTOCK...
MOUNT JACKSON...NEW MARKET...WINCHESTER...LURAY...SHENANDOAH...
STANLEY...FRONT ROYAL...BERRYVILLE...STANARDSVILLE...MADISON...
ORANGE...GORDONSVILLE...CULPEPER...DALE CITY...MANASSAS...
WOODBRIDGE...LAKE RIDGE...MONTCLAIR...RESTON...HERNDON...
ANNANDALE...CENTREVILLE...CHANTILLY...MCLEAN...FRANCONIA...
ARLINGTON...ALEXANDRIA...FALMOUTH...FREDERICKSBURG...DAHLGREN...
WARRENTON...TURNBULL...PURCELLVILLE...LEESBURG...ASHBURN...
STERLING...BIG MEADOWS...ROMNEY...PAW PAW...MARTINSBURG...
CHARLES TOWN...SHEPHERDSTOWN...MOOREFIELD...ANTIOCH...KEYSER...
NEW CREEK...RIDGEVILLE...RUSSELLDALE...HEADSVILLE...FORT ASHBY
1228 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF MARYLAND...THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA...VIRGINIA AND
  WEST VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN MARYLAND...
  ANNE ARUNDEL...CALVERT...CARROLL...CENTRAL AND EASTERN
  ALLEGANY...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...CULPEPER...EASTERN LOUDOUN...FAIRFAX...FREDERICK VA...
   GREENE...KING GEORGE...MADISON...NORTHERN FAUQUIER...NORTHERN
  VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE...ORANGE...PAGE...PRINCE
  WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK...RAPPAHANNOCK...SHENANDOAH...
  SOUTHERN FAUQUIER...SPOTSYLVANIA...STAFFORD...WARREN AND
  WESTERN LOUDOUN. IN WEST VIRGINIA...BERKELEY...EASTERN
  MINERAL...HAMPSHIRE...HARDY...JEFFERSON AND MORGAN.

* 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 NORTHERN BLUE RIDGE
  AND CATOCTIN MOUNTAINS HAVE AN INCREASED RISK FOR GREATER
  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!

&&

$$




Hazardous Weather Outlook

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

ANZ530>543-DCZ001-MDZ011-013-014-016>018-508-VAZ052>057-291330-
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-
922 AM EDT WED SEP 28 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

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 THE ENTIRE
OUTLOOK AREA. PLEASE REFER TO 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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