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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
640 PM EST Sat Dec 15 2018

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-
640 PM EST Sat Dec 15 2018

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 Flood Watch remains in effect for most of the area through
tonight. Please consult Flood Warnings for the latest
information about ongoing flooding.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from 4 AM to 7 PM Sunday
for the Allegheny Front north of Highland County.

Minor mainstem river flooding is possible in the Potomac,
Shenandoah, and Rappahannock river basins Sunday into early next
week. Please consult the latest river Flood Watches and Warnings
for more information.


Spotters are asked to report significant weather via standard
operating procedures.


Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
334 PM EST Sat Dec 15 2018

Augusta-Greene-Orange-Stafford-Central Virginia Blue Ridge-
Including the cities of Staunton, Waynesboro, Stuarts Draft,
Stanardsville, Orange, Gordonsville, Falmouth, and Wintergreen
334 PM EST Sat Dec 15 2018


The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of central Virginia, northern Virginia, and western
  Virginia, including the following areas, in central Virginia,
  Central Virginia Blue Ridge, Greene, and Orange. In northern
  Virginia, Stafford. In western Virginia, Augusta.

* Through late tonight

* Moderate rainfall is expected with locally heavy rain possible.
  Additional rainfall amounts of around an inch are expected
  through tonight, with storm total rainfall amounts of 1.5 to 3
  inches expected. Locally higher storm total rainfall amounts of
  up to 4 inches are possible, especially over and just east of
  the higher terrain. Runoff from the rainfall combined with
  melted snow may cause creeks and streams to rise out of their
  banks as well as the potential for flooding in urban areas.


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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