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Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
506 AM EST Thu Jan 24 2019


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506-241815-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
District of Columbia-Frederick MD-Carroll-Northern Baltimore-
Southern Baltimore-Prince Georges-Anne Arundel-Charles-
Northwest Montgomery-Central and Southeast Montgomery-
Northwest Howard-Central and Southeast Howard-Northwest Harford-
Southeast Harford-Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax-
Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Stafford-Spotsylvania-
Northern Fauquier-Southern Fauquier-Western Loudoun-
Eastern Loudoun-
Including the cities of Washington, 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, Germantown,
Damascus, Bethesda, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring,
Lisbon, Columbia, Ellicott City, Jarrettsville, Aberdeen,
Dale City, Manassas, Woodbridge, Lake Ridge, Montclair, Reston,
Herndon, Annandale, Centreville, Chantilly, McLean, Franconia,
Arlington, Alexandria, Falls Church, Falmouth, Fredericksburg,
Warrenton, Turnbull, Purcellville, Leesburg, Ashburn,
and Sterling
506 AM EST Thu Jan 24 2019

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of Maryland, The District of Columbia, and Virginia,
  including the following areas, in Maryland, Anne Arundel,
  Carroll, Central and Southeast Howard, Central and Southeast
  Montgomery, Charles, Frederick MD, Northern Baltimore,
  Northwest Harford, Northwest Howard, Northwest Montgomery,
  Prince Georges, Southeast Harford, and Southern Baltimore. The
  District of Columbia. In Virginia, Arlington/Falls
  Church/Alexandria, Eastern Loudoun, Fairfax, Northern
  Fauquier, Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park, Southern
  Fauquier, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Western Loudoun.

* Until 3 PM EST this afternoon

* Rain will fall into early afternoon. The heaviest rain is
  expected later this morning. Total rainfall amounts around 1
  inch are expected, with isolated higher amounts of 1.5 to 2
  inches possible.

* Excess runoff from a nearly frozen ground and saturated soils
  will cause the potential for streams and creeks to rise out of
  their banks as well as potential flooding in low lying urban
  areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should 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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
519 AM EST Thu Jan 24 2019

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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-
519 AM EST Thu Jan 24 2019

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...Today and Tonight

A Flood Watch is in effect until 3 pm this afternoon for most of
the outlook area.

A Wind Advisory is in effect for the entire outlook area this
morning, and for the Baltimore area this afternoon.

A Gale Warning is in effect for the waters today. Storm force
gusts are possible briefly along and ahead of a cold front
late this morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Please relay significant weather reports to the National Weather
Service.

$$



Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
510 AM EST Thu Jan 24 2019


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District of Columbia-Prince Georges-Anne Arundel-Charles-
St. Marys-Calvert-Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax-
Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Stafford-Spotsylvania-
King George-Southern Fauquier-Eastern Loudoun-
Including the cities of Washington, 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, Dale City, Manassas, Woodbridge, Lake Ridge,
Montclair, Reston, Herndon, Annandale, Centreville, Chantilly,
McLean, Franconia, Arlington, Alexandria, Falls Church, Falmouth,
Fredericksburg, Dahlgren, Turnbull, Leesburg, Ashburn,
and Sterling
510 AM EST Thu Jan 24 2019

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

* TIMING...This morning.

* WINDS...South 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power
  lines. Scattered power outages are expected.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 45 to 55 mph are expected.
Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles.

&&

$$



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