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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
833 AM EDT Sat Apr 1 2023

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-Fairfax-Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-
Stafford-Spotsylvania-King George-
Central and Southeast Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-
833 AM EDT Sat Apr 1 2023

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 High Wind Warning is in effect for the Washington and Baltimore
Metropolitan areas as well as northeastern Maryland and portions
of southern Maryland this afternoon and evening. High winds will
lead to instances of downed trees and power outages.

A Wind Advisory is in effect for southern Maryland and the
Virginia Piedmont this afternoon and evening. Isolated instances
of wind damage are possible.

A Gale Warning is in effect for the waters today.

A Storm Warning is in effect for the northern Chesapeake Bay from
north of Pooles Island to Drum Point and for the Tidal Potomac
River from Key Bridge to Cobb Island from 6 PM this evening until
2 AM. A Gale Warning is in effect for the rest of the waters

Isolated severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging wind
gusts and hail up to quarter-size are possible in northeast
Maryland this evening. An isolated tornado is also possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Gale conditions are possible Sunday morning.


Please report any wind damage or peak wind gusts to the National
Weather Service.


High Wind Warning

National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
736 AM EDT Sat Apr 1 2023

District of Columbia-Frederick MD-Carroll-Northern Baltimore-
Cecil-Southern Baltimore-Prince Georges-Anne Arundel-Charles-
Calvert-Northwest Montgomery-Central and Southeast Montgomery-
Northwest Howard-Central and Southeast Howard-Northwest Harford-
Southeast Harford-Rappahannock-Fairfax-
Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Stafford-Northern Fauquier-
Southern Fauquier-Western Loudoun-Eastern Loudoun-
Northwest Prince William-
Central and Southeast Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-
Including the cities of Washington, Frederick, Ballenger Creek,
Eldersburg, Westminster, Reisterstown, Cockeysville, Elkton,
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,
Chesapeake Beach, Huntingtown, Dunkirk, North Beach, Lusby,
Prince Frederick, Germantown, Damascus, Bethesda, Rockville,
Gaithersburg, Silver Spring, Lisbon, Columbia, Ellicott City,
Jarrettsville, Aberdeen, Reston, Herndon, Annandale, Centreville,
Chantilly, McLean, Franconia, Arlington, Alexandria,
Falls Church, Falmouth, Warrenton, Turnbull, Purcellville,
Leesburg, Ashburn, Sterling, Haymarket, Dale City, Manassas,
Woodbridge, Lake Ridge, and Montclair
736 AM EDT Sat Apr 1 2023


* WHAT...Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph

* WHERE...Portions of central, north central, northeast,
  northern and southern Maryland, The District of Columbia and
  northern and northwest Virginia.

* WHEN...Until midnight EDT tonight.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines.
  Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be
  difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.


People should avoid being outside in forested areas and around
trees and branches. If possible, remain in the lower levels of
your home during the windstorm, and avoid windows. Use caution if
you must drive.



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