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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
752 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

Washington-Frederick MD-Carroll-Northern Baltimore-
Extreme Western Allegany-Central and Eastern Allegany-
Northwest Montgomery-Central and Southeast Montgomery-
Northwest Howard-Central and Southeast Howard-Northwest Harford-
Augusta-Rockingham-Shenandoah-Frederick VA-Page-Warren-Clarke-
Northern Fauquier-Southern Fauquier-Western Highland-
Eastern Highland-Western Loudoun-Eastern Loudoun-
Northern Virginia Blue Ridge-Central Virginia Blue Ridge-
Hampshire-Morgan-Berkeley-Jefferson-Hardy-Western Grant-
Eastern Grant-Western Mineral-Eastern Mineral-Western Pendleton-
Eastern Pendleton-
752 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for eastern West Virginia,
northern and central Virginia, and central and western Maryland
with the exception of Garrett County.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the ridges of the
Potomac Highlands in Virginia the central Blue Ridge Mountains as
well as Pendleton County in West Virginia beginning at 3 AM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the northern and
central Blue Ridge Mountains and the Allegheny Highlands in
Virginia and West Virginia until noon Saturday. Elsewhere, light
freezing rain is possible along the ridges near and west of
Interstate 81 Saturday.

A Flood Watch is in effect for Highland, Augusta, Albemarle, and
Nelson Counties as well as the central Virginia Blue Ridge
Mountains Saturday afternoon through Saturday night. A soaking
rain combined with recent snow melt may lead to flooding of low
lying urban areas as well as small streams and creeks.

Elsewhere, rain is expected Saturday through early Sunday. The
rain may be heavy at times, especially Saturday night. Excess
runoff from already saturated soils may cause flooding of small
streams and urban areas Saturday night into Sunday. Mainstem river
flooding is possible Sunday into Tuesday.

A High Wind Watch is in effect for the ridges of the Allegheny and
Potomac Highlands as well as the Blue Ridge Mountains Sunday
through Monday morning. Wind gusts around 60 mph are possible,
which may lead to damage. Elsewhere, isolated wind damage from
wind gusts around 50 MPH is possible Sunday afternoon into Sunday
night, possibly lingering into Monday.


Spotter activation is not expected at this time.


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