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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
500 AM EST Wed Jan 23 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-
500 AM EST Wed Jan 23 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 for the Washington and Baltimore
Metropolitan areas beginning at 4 am late tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

The Flood Watch continues until 3 pm Thursday afternoon. A
combination of moderately heavy rain with snow and ice melt has
the potential to produce flooding of small streams and urban
areas. Elsewhere, localized flooding is possible Thursday.

Main stem river flooding is possible late Thursday into Friday.

A Gale Warning may be needed for the waters Thursday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Please relay significant weather reports to the National Weather
Service.

$$



Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
403 AM EST Wed Jan 23 2019

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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
403 AM EST Wed Jan 23 2019

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flood Watch 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.

* From late tonight through Thursday afternoon

* Rain will overspread the area this evening and overnight. The
  heaviest rain is expected overnight and Thursday morning. Total
  rainfall amounts around 1 to 1.5 inches are expected with
  locally higher amounts around 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.

&&

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