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Coastal Flood Advisory

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
326 PM EDT Sun Apr 5 2020

District of Columbia-Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-
326 PM EDT Sun Apr 5 2020


* WHAT...One to two feet of inundation above ground level in low
  lying areas due to tidal flooding.

* WHERE...Shoreline in the District of Columbia, Arlington
  County, and the City of Alexandria.

* WHEN...Until noon EDT Monday, especially around the time of
  high tide.

* IMPACTS...Shoreline inundation is expected along portions of
  the seawall adjacent to Ohio Drive and the Hains Point Loop Road
  and near the Tidal Basin. Water is expected to approach the
  curb near the intersection of King Street and Strand Street in
  Alexandria. Minor shoreline inundation up to one foot above
  ground is possible elsewhere.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Tides two to two and a half feet above
  normal. The next high tides at Washington Channel are at 6:42 PM
  and 7:11 AM. The next high tides at Alexandria are at 7:00 PM
  and 7:29 AM.


If travel is required, allow extra time as some roads may be
closed. Do not drive around barricades or through water of
unknown depth. Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
532 AM EDT Sun Apr 5 2020

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-
532 AM EDT Sun Apr 5 2020

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 Anne Arundel and St.
Marys Counties through tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.


Spotter activation is not expected.


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