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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1127 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

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WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-
EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-
NORTHWEST MONTGOMERY-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN 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 VA BLUE RIDGE-CENTRAL VA BLUE RIDGE-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-
BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-HARDY-WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-
WESTERN MINERAL-EASTERN MINERAL-WESTERN PENDLETON-
EASTERN PENDLETON-
1127 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

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...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL WILL OVERSPREAD THE REGION LATE TODAY
INTO TONIGHT. FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS WILL
BE POSSIBLE. A FLOOD WATCH HAS BEEN EXPANDED TO INCLUDE MOST OF
THE AREA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES INTO MONDAY MORNING FOR THE BALTIMORE-
WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN REGION.

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

STRONG GUSTY WINDS ARE POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE RIDGELINES
BEHIND A COLD FRONT MONDAY NIGHT.

.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.

$$

HTS/BAJ



Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1122 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

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SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-WARREN-CLARKE-ORANGE-CULPEPER-STAFFORD-
SPOTSYLVANIA-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-HAMPSHIRE-HARDY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WINCHESTER...FRONT ROYAL...CULPEPER...
FREDERICKSBURG...WARRENTON...MOOREFIELD
1122 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS EXPANDED
THE

* FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE PORTIONS OF VIRGINIA AND NORTHEAST WEST
  VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN VIRGINIA...
  CLARKE...CULPEPER...FREDERICK VA...NORTHERN FAUQUIER...
  ORANGE...SHENANDOAH...SOUTHERN FAUQUIER...SPOTSYLVANIA...
  STAFFORD AND WARREN. IN NORTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA...HAMPSHIRE
  AND HARDY.

* FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL OVERSPREAD THE REGION LATE
  THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT. RAINFALL TOTALS AROUND ONE AND A
  HALF INCHES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE VIRGINIA PIEDMONT TO THE
  NORTHERN SHENANDOAH VALLEY. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE
  POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY ALONG AND IMMEDIATELY EAST OF THE BLUE
  RIDGE.

* 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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