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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
512 AM EDT Sun May 20 2018

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-
512 AM EDT Sun May 20 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A Coastal Flood Warning is in effect for the shore of the tidal
Potomac River in Washington DC through this evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.


Please relay any flood reports to the National Weather Service.


Coastal Flood Warning

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
338 AM EDT Sun May 20 2018

District of Columbia-
338 AM EDT Sun May 20 2018


* LOCATIONS...Shoreline in the District of Columbia.

* TIDAL DEPARTURE...2 to 3 feet above normal due to freshwater.

* TIMING...Freshwater inundation will cause a prolonged period of
  at least minor flooding with moderate flooding near times of
  high tide through this evening, especially north of Hains Point.
  Additional minor to moderate flooding is possible Monday. The
  next high tide at Washington Channel is at 12:38 pm this

* IMPACTS...The unprotected area on the Southwest Waterfront at
  the DC Seafood Market is expected to flood. Water is expected
  to approach parts of the Hains Point Loop Road, but it will
  likely be closed. Water is expected to approach buildings near
  King Street and Union Street. Shoreline inundation is possible
  elsewhere. To view inundation maps of potential flood extent
  in and near Washington DC, visit


A Coastal Flood Warning means that flooding is occurring or
imminent. Coastal residents in the warned area should be alert
for rising water, and take appropriate action to protect life and



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