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Flood Warning

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
446 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

VAC013-047-059-061-099-153-177-179-510-600-610-630-685-291445-
/O.NEW.KLWX.FA.W.0065.160929T0846Z-160929T1445Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
FAIRFAX VA-PRINCE WILLIAM VA-STAFFORD VA-CULPEPER VA-
CITY OF FAIRFAX VA-CITY OF FALLS CHURCH VA-CITY OF FREDERICKSBURG VA-
CITY OF ALEXANDRIA VA-ARLINGTON VA-SPOTSYLVANIA VA-
CITY OF MANASSAS PARK VA-KING GEORGE VA-FAUQUIER VA-
446 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  FAIRFAX COUNTY IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA...
  SOUTHEASTERN PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA...
  STAFFORD COUNTY IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA...
  SOUTHEASTERN CULPEPER COUNTY IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA...
  THE CITY OF FAIRFAX IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA...
  THE CITY OF FALLS CHURCH IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA...
  THE CITY OF FREDERICKSBURG IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  THE CITY OF ALEXANDRIA IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA...
  ARLINGTON COUNTY IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA...
  SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  THE SOUTHEASTERN CITY OF MANASSAS PARK IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA...
  WEST CENTRAL KING GEORGE COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  SOUTHEASTERN FAUQUIER COUNTY IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 1045 AM EDT

* AT 446 AM EDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED FLOODING
  IN PARTS OF STAFFORD AND FAIRFAX COUNTIES. UP TO TWO INCHES OF
  RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  ARLINGTON...ALEXANDRIA...STAFFORD...DALE CITY...RESTON...
  ANNANDALE...SPRINGFIELD...FREDERICKSBURG...FAIRFAX...FORT HUNT...
  VIENNA...GROVETON...FALLS CHURCH...HUNTINGTON...MANTUA...FORT
  BELVOIR...PIMMIT HILLS...WOODBRIDGE...QUANTICO AND FAIRVIEW BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

&&

LAT...LON 3800 7767 3808 7779 3904 7729 3902 7725
      3898 7725 3897 7715 3888 7704 3874 7703
      3868 7711 3862 7712 3858 7724 3841 7728
      3836 7726 3836 7722 3822 7729 3824 7729
      3824 7737 3799 7766

$$

RCM



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
150 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

MDZ003>006-501>507-VAZ025>031-036>040-050-051-501>508-WVZ050>053-
055-501>506-300600-
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-
150 AM EDT THU SEP 29 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...OVERNIGHT

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE AREA EXCEPT THE SOUTHERN
ALLEGHENY HIGHLANDS. PLEASE REFER TO THE FLASH FLOOD MESSAGE FOR
MORE DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

$$



Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1235 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016


DCZ001-MDZ003>006-011-013-014-016>018-501>508-VAZ025>031-036>040-
050>057-501-502-505>508-WVZ050>053-055-501>504-291245-
/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-EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-NORTHWEST MONTGOMERY-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MONTGOMERY-NORTHWEST HOWARD-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST HOWARD-NORTHWEST HARFORD-SOUTHEAST HARFORD-
AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-
NELSON-ALBEMARLE-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-
CENTRAL VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-
HARDY-WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-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...FROSTBURG...CUMBERLAND...
GERMANTOWN...DAMASCUS...BETHESDA...ROCKVILLE...GAITHERSBURG...
SILVER SPRING...LISBON...COLUMBIA...ELLICOTT CITY...
JARRETTSVILLE...ABERDEEN...STAUNTON...WAYNESBORO...
STUARTS DRAFT...HARRISONBURG...STRASBURG...WOODSTOCK...
MOUNT JACKSON...NEW MARKET...WINCHESTER...LURAY...SHENANDOAH...
STANLEY...FRONT ROYAL...BERRYVILLE...LOVINGSTON...
CHARLOTTESVILLE...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...WINTERGREEN...ROMNEY...PAW PAW...MARTINSBURG...
CHARLES TOWN...SHEPHERDSTOWN...MOOREFIELD...BAYARD...
MOUNT STORM...PETERSBURG...ELK GARDEN...ANTIOCH...KEYSER...
NEW CREEK...RIDGEVILLE...RUSSELLDALE...HEADSVILLE...FORT ASHBY
1235 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES 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...EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY...
  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...
  ALBEMARLE...ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA...AUGUSTA...
  CENTRAL VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE...CLARKE...CULPEPER...EASTERN
  LOUDOUN...FAIRFAX...FREDERICK VA...GREENE...KING GEORGE...
  MADISON...NELSON...NORTHERN FAUQUIER...NORTHERN VIRGINIA BLUE
  RIDGE...ORANGE...PAGE...PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS
  PARK...RAPPAHANNOCK...ROCKINGHAM...SHENANDOAH...SOUTHERN
  FAUQUIER...SPOTSYLVANIA...STAFFORD...WARREN AND WESTERN
  LOUDOUN. IN WEST VIRGINIA...BERKELEY...EASTERN GRANT...EASTERN
  MINERAL...HAMPSHIRE...HARDY...JEFFERSON...MORGAN...WESTERN
  GRANT AND WESTERN MINERAL.

* INTO FRIDAY MORNING

* A POWERFUL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE MIDWEST WILL BRING
  PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN TO OUR AREA INTO FRIDAY MORNING.

* WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES ARE EXPECTED.
  LOCALIZED AMOUNTS UP TO A FOOT OF RAIN ARE POSSIBLE...
  INCLUDING ALONG THE EASTERN SLOPES OF THE NORTHERN VIRGINIA
  BLUE RIDGE AND CATOCTIN MOUNTAIN IN MARYLAND.

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!

&&

$$

MELLIOTT



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