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Hazardous Weather Outlook

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

ANZ530>543-DCZ001-MDZ011-013-014-016>018-508-VAZ052>057-250630-
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-
119 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...Tonight

A Flood Watch is in effect for the Washington and Baltimore
Metropolitan areas beginning at 4 AM late tonight.

A Wind Advisory is in effect for the entire outlook area
beginning at 4 AM late tonight.

A Gale Warning is in effect for all the waters.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

The Flood Watch continues until 3 pm Thursday afternoon. Elsewhere,
localized flooding is possible Thursday. Main stem river flooding
is possible late Thursday into Friday.

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

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

.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
114 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
114 AM EST Thu Jan 24 2019

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST LATE TONIGHT UNTIL
11 AM EST THURSDAY MORNING...

* TIMING...Thursday 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.

&&

$$



Flood Watch

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

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506-241415-
/O.CON.KLWX.FA.A.0001.190124T0900Z-190124T2000Z/
/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
103 AM EST Thu Jan 24 2019

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY 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.

* Through Thursday afternoon

* Rain will overspread the area late tonight. The heaviest rain
  is expected overnight and Thursday 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.

&&

$$



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