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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
921 AM 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>053-055-504-282130-
/O.CON.KLWX.FF.A.0011.160929T0600Z-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
921 AM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT 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...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 LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

* AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL LINGER OVER THE OHIO
  VALLEY FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS...RESULTING IN SIGNIFICANT
  MOISTURE TRANSPORT INTO THE MID-ATLANTIC. PERIODS OF HEAVY
  RAINFALL ARE ANTICIPATED TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT ACROSS
  THE CENTRAL MID-ATLANTIC. THE PERIOD OF GREATEST RAIN RATES IS
  EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED WITH
  LOCALIZED HIGHER TOTALS IN AREAS OF REPEATED ACTIVITY.
  ADDITIONALLY...EASTERN SLOPES OF MOUNTAINS SUCH AS THE NORTHERN
  BLUE RIDGE AND CATOCTIN MOUNTAIN ALSO HAVE AN INCREASED RISK FOR
  HIGHER RAIN TOTALS.

* POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR FLASH FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS...CREEKS
  AND URBAN AREAS...ESPECIALLY IN AREAS OF REPEATED ACTIVITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

$$

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