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Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
325 PM EDT Wed Jul 6 2022

District of Columbia-Southern Baltimore-Prince Georges-Anne Arundel-
Northwest Montgomery-Central and Southeast Montgomery-Northwest
Howard-Central and Southeast Howard-Southeast Harford-Prince
William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax-Arlington/Falls
Church/Alexandria-Eastern Loudoun-
Including the cities of Silver Spring, South Gate, Bowie, Arlington,
Annapolis, Manassas, Odenton, Damascus, Falls Church, Bethesda,
Chantilly, Centreville, Sterling, College Park, Columbia, Herndon,
Severna Park, Greenbelt, Germantown, Leesburg, McLean, Camp Springs,
Rockville, Arnold, Dale City, Suitland-Silver Hill, Lake Ridge,
Laurel, Severn, Reston, Montclair, Baltimore, Alexandria, Clinton,
Glen Burnie, Ashburn, Ellicott City, Woodbridge, Washington,
Annandale, Franconia, Lisbon, Gaithersburg, and Aberdeen
325 PM EDT Wed Jul 6 2022


* WHAT...Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be

* WHERE...Portions of DC, Maryland and northern Virginia, including
  the following areas: in DC, District of Columbia. In Maryland,
  Anne Arundel, Central and Southeast Howard, Central and Southeast
  Montgomery, Northwest Howard, Northwest Montgomery, Prince
  Georges, Southeast Harford and Southern Baltimore. In northern
  Virginia, Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria, Eastern Loudoun,
  Fairfax and Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park.

* WHEN...Through late tonight.

* IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers,
  creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations.
  Creeks and streams may rise out of their banks. Flooding may occur
  in poor drainage and urban areas.

  - Multiple rounds of scattered to numerous showers and
    thunderstorms are likely this afternoon and tonight. The most
    likely time period for thunderstorms producing heavy rain and
    potential flash flooding is this evening into the overnight,
    but thunderstorms could develop as early as this afternoon.
    Several inches of rain are possible in a short period of
    time, which would cause rapid rises of water.


You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
527 AM EDT Wed Jul 6 2022

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-Cecil-Southern Baltimore-
Prince Georges-Anne Arundel-Charles-St. Marys-Calvert-
Central and Southeast Montgomery-Central and Southeast Howard-
Southeast Harford-Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax-
Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Stafford-Spotsylvania-
King George-
527 AM EDT Wed Jul 6 2022

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the Maryland portion of the
Chesapeake Bay, Tidal Potomac River, and I-95 corridor through
central Maryland, northern Virginia, and District of Columbia.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A Flood Watch for potential flash flooding is in effect for much
of the DC and Baltimore metro areas beginning this afternoon.
Isolated instances of damaging winds are possible, as well.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are possible at
times Thursday through Friday. A few of these storms may produce
isolated instances of flooding or damaging wind gusts.


Spotter activation may be needed at times through Friday.


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