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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
757 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

ANZ530>543-DCZ001-MDZ011-013-014-016>018-508-VAZ052>057-201400-
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-
757 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

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 FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT TONIGHT FOR THE INTERSTATE 95 CORRIDOR
AND WEST. MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL WILL OVERSPREAD THE REGION.
FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS IS POSSIBLE.

GUSTY SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT
OVER SOUTHERN MARYLAND PORTIONS OF THE WATERS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUE INTO MONDAY MORNING FOR THE BALTIMORE-
WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN AREA.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING AHEAD OF A
COLD FRONT. A FEW OF THE THUNDERSTORMS MAY BECOME SEVERE WITH A
THREAT OF DAMAGING WIND GUSTS AND LARGE HAIL.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUIRED MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF SEVERE WEATHER. PLEASE REPORT ANY FLOODING
OR SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

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Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
741 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015


DCZ001-MDZ004>006-011-013-014-503>508-VAZ052>054-505-506-WVZ053-
200745-
/O.CON.KLWX.FA.A.0002.000000T0000Z-150420T1400Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-
SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL-
NORTHWEST MONTGOMERY-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY-
NORTHWEST HOWARD-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST HOWARD-NORTHWEST HARFORD-
SOUTHEAST HARFORD-PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-WESTERN LOUDOUN-EASTERN LOUDOUN-
JEFFERSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WASHINGTON...FREDERICK...WESTMINSTER...
PARKTON...REISTERSTOWN...COCKEYSVILLE...BALTIMORE...DUNDALK...
CATONSVILLE...ANNAPOLIS...GERMANTOWN...DAMASCUS...ROCKVILLE...
LISBON...COLUMBIA...ELLICOTT CITY...JARRETTSVILLE...ABERDEEN...
MANASSAS...MANASSAS PARK...FAIRFAX...ALEXANDRIA...FALLS CHURCH...
PURCELLVILLE...LEESBURG...ASHBURN...CHARLES TOWN
741 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF MARYLAND...THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA...NORTHERN
  VIRGINIA AND NORTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...IN MARYLAND...ANNE ARUNDEL...CARROLL...CENTRAL AND
  SOUTHEAST HOWARD...CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY...
  FREDERICK MD...NORTHERN BALTIMORE...NORTHWEST HARFORD...
  NORTHWEST HOWARD...NORTHWEST MONTGOMERY...PRINCE GEORGES...
  SOUTHEAST HARFORD AND SOUTHERN BALTIMORE. THE DISTRICT OF
  COLUMBIA. IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA...ARLINGTON/FALLS
  CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA...EASTERN LOUDOUN...FAIRFAX...PRINCE
  WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK AND WESTERN LOUDOUN. IN
  NORTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA...JEFFERSON.

* THROUGH MONDAY MORNING

* MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL OVERSPREAD THE REGION
  TONIGHT...ENDING BY MID MORNING FOR THE BALTIMORE METRO AREA.
  RAINFALL TOTALS AROUND ONE AND A HALF INCHES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS
  THE GREATER BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON METRO AREA. LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE... ESPECIALLY ALONG AND IMMEDIATELY EAST OF
  THE BLUE RIDGE/CATOCTIN MOUNTAIN.

* EXPECT SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS TO RISE...POSSIBLY OVERFLOWING
  THEIR BANKS. IN ADDITION...FLOODING MAY OCCUR IN LOW LYING AND
  POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

PLEASE MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD
WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

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