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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
417 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

ANZ530>534-537>543-040430-
/O.NEW.KLWX.SC.Y.0287.150904T2200Z-150905T1000Z/
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 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-
417 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM FRIDAY TO 6 AM EDT
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM
FRIDAY TO 6 AM EDT SATURDAY.

* WINDS...18 TO 33 KNOTS WITHIN THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 18 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
417 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

ANZ535-536-040430-
/O.NEW.KLWX.SC.Y.0287.150904T2200Z-150905T0400Z/
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD-
417 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM FRIDAY TO MIDNIGHT
EDT FRIDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM
FRIDAY TO MIDNIGHT EDT FRIDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...18 TO 33 KNOTS WITHIN THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 18 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
309 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

ANZ630>632-634-040315-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.SC.Y.0096.150904T2300Z-150905T2300Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
309 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM FRIDAY TO 7 PM EDT
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM FRIDAY TO 7 PM EDT
SATURDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES...3 TO 4 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS AND/OR
WAVES OF 4 FEET OR GREATER OVER THE CHESAPEAKE BAY ARE EXPECTED TO
PRODUCE HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED
MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD
AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

MARINERS SHOULD PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO THE MARINE FORECAST...AND
CONSIDER WIND AND SEA CONDITIONS IN PLANNING.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
530 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

VAZ019-020-WVZ507-032230-
BATH-ALLEGHANY-EASTERN GREENBRIER-
530 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...A LINE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT
BATH...NORTHEASTERN CITY OF COVINGTON...NORTHERN ALLEGHANY AND
SOUTHEASTERN GREENBRIER COUNTIES...

AT 528 PM EDT...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WERE ALONG A
LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR BURNSVILLE TO NEAR MOUNTAIN GROVE...AND
MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 15 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH AND PEA SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THE
STRONGER STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
COVINGTON...
CLIFTON FORGE...
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS...
HOT SPRINGS...
AND CLIFTON FORGE CITY.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

LAT...LON 3816 7953 3816 7950 3796 7957 3793 7961
      3788 7965 3785 7961 3779 7966 3780 7981
      3779 7983 3780 8034 3805 8013 3806 7996
      3810 7993 3813 7995 3817 7992
TIME...MOT...LOC 2128Z 025DEG 12KT 3812 7962 3812 7998
$$

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Marine Weather Statement


MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
518 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

ANZ535-536-032215-
518 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD...
  TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD MD...

AT 518 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS
LOCATED OVER NATIONAL HARBOR...MOVING SOUTH AT 5 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 3870 7713 3870 7710 3872 7704 3878 7705
      3879 7704 3883 7704 3884 7703 3881 7703
      3881 7701 3880 7703 3879 7702 3877 7703
      3874 7701 3874 7703 3871 7704 3870 7701
      3869 7710 3867 7712 3863 7711 3861 7714

$$

RCM

MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
414 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

ANZ536-537-032215-
414 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA...
  TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD...

AT 413 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS
LOCATED 8 NM NORTHEAST OF U.S. 301 NICE MEMORIAL BRIDGE...MOVING
SOUTH AT 10 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 3845 7726 3839 7725 3836 7721 3844 7702
      3829 7692 3822 7677 3823 7667 3820 7657
      3814 7653 3810 7644 3794 7633 3802 7651
      3815 7661 3816 7684 3821 7695 3831 7703
      3840 7704 3833 7727 3844 7733

$$

RCM


Air Quality Alert


PAZ070-071-101>106-040400-
EASTERN CHESTER-WESTERN CHESTER-EASTERN MONTGOMERY-WESTERN
MONTGOMERY-UPPER BUCKS-LOWER BUCKS-DELAWARE-PHILADELPHIA-
1050 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 3...

THE DELAWARE VALLEY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION HAS ISSUED
A CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ALERT THURSDAY FOR THE PHILADELPHIA
METRO AREA.

A CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ALERT MEANS THAT AIR POLLUTION
CONCENTRATIONS WITHIN THE REGION MAY BECOME UNHEALTHY FOR
SENSITIVE GROUPS. SENSITIVE GROUPS INCLUDE CHILDREN...PEOPLE
SUFFERING FROM ASTHMA... HEART DISEASE OR OTHER LUNG
DISEASES...AND THE ELDERLY. THE EFFECTS OF AIR POLLUTION CAN
BE MINIMIZED BY AVOIDING STRENUOUS ACTIVITY OR EXERCISE OUTDOORS.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON GROUND-LEVEL OZONE AND FINE
PARTICLES...VISIT WWW.AIRNOW.GOV.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
421 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

ANZ530>543-DCZ001-MDZ011-013-014-016>018-508-VAZ052>057-041030-
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-
421 PM EDT THU SEP 3 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

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WITH STRONG WINDS MAY IMPACT THE TIDAL
POTOMAC WATERS THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
408 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

MDZ025-VAZ099-100-042015-
MARYLAND BEACHES-ACCOMACK-NORTHAMPTON VA-
408 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE LOWER EASTERN SHORE OF
MARYLAND AND THE EASTERN SHORE OF VIRGINIA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
532 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

VAZ028-030-031-501-505-032200-
FREDERICK-WESTERN LOUDOUN-CLARKE-WARREN-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-
532 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT WEST CENTRAL LOUDOUN...
SOUTHWESTERN CLARKE...SOUTHEASTERN FREDERICK...NORTHEASTERN WARREN
AND NORTHWESTERN FAUQUIER COUNTIES...

AT 532 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS 8 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
STEPHENS CITY...OR 8 MILES SOUTHEAST OF MILLWOOD PIKE...MOVING
SOUTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH AND PEA SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
FRONT ROYAL...HUME...LINDEN...DELAPLANE...BOYCE...NINEVEH...
MARKHAM...WHITE POST...RECTORTOWN...BRIGGS...UPPERVILLE...
HOWELLSVILLE...BLUE MOUNTAIN...MILLWOOD...PARIS...ARMEL AND BETHEL.

LAT...LON 3896 7778 3880 7804 3880 7805 3881 7805
      3881 7807 3904 7822 3915 7804
TIME...MOT...LOC 2132Z 322DEG 13KT 3904 7808
$$

RCM

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
523 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

WVZ050-055-504-032200-
EASTERN MINERAL-HAMPSHIRE-HARDY-
523 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN HARDY...SOUTH
CENTRAL MINERAL AND SOUTHWESTERN HAMPSHIRE COUNTIES...

AT 523 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS 8 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
ROMNEY...MOVING SOUTH AT 5 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH AND PEA SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MOOREFIELD...RIO...BEAN SETTLEMENT...INKERMAN...JUNCTION...
PURGITSVILLE...KIRBY...MCNEILL...OLD FIELDS AND RUSSELLDALE.

LAT...LON 3911 7866 3906 7900 3920 7900 3923 7899
      3924 7898 3925 7900 3931 7900 3934 7877
TIME...MOT...LOC 2123Z 348DEG 6KT 3926 7888
$$

RCM

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
520 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

DCZ001-MDZ013-VAZ053-054-032145-
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-PRINCE GEORGES-FAIRFAX-ARLINGTON/FALLS
CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-
520 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF
COLUMBIA...CENTRAL PRINCE GEORGES...EAST CENTRAL FAIRFAX...EASTERN
CITY OF ALEXANDRIA AND SOUTHEASTERN ARLINGTON COUNTIES...

AT 520 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS OVER ANACOSTIA...OR OVER
RFK STADIUM...MOVING SOUTH AT 5 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH AND PEA SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
FORESTVILLE...ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE...GROVETON...GALLAUDET
UNIVERSITY...NATIONALS PARK...CRYSTAL CITY...HUNTINGTON...CLINTON...
CORAL HILLS...ROSSLYN...RFK STADIUM...NATIONAL HARBOR...FEDEX
FIELD...LARGO...CHEVERLY...SEAT PLEASANT...CAMP SPRINGS...TEMPLE
HILLS...OXON HILL AND MARLTON.

LAT...LON 3870 7703 3876 7703 3885 7702 3888 7704
      3885 7703 3879 7704 3878 7705 3870 7705
      3871 7706 3869 7707 3871 7707 3870 7710
      3890 7709 3894 7686 3873 7676
TIME...MOT...LOC 2120Z 349DEG 6KT 3886 7697
$$

RCM

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