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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
506 AM EDT Thu Aug 13 2020

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-
506 AM EDT Thu Aug 13 2020

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...Today and Tonight

Storms capable of producing localized heavy rainfall may form
today. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect through this evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

A stationary front may spawn additional thunderstorms with heavy
rainfall through the weekend. Flooding will remain possible.


Spotter activation is not expected at this time. But any flooding
reports should be relayed to the National Weather Service.


Flash Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
149 AM EDT Thu Aug 13 2020

District of Columbia-Prince Georges-Anne Arundel-Augusta-
Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax-
Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Stafford-Spotsylvania-
King George-Northern Fauquier-Southern Fauquier-Western Highland-
Eastern Highland-Central Virginia Blue Ridge-
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, Staunton, Waynesboro, Stuarts Draft, Harrisonburg,
Lovingston, Charlottesville, Stanardsville, Orange, Gordonsville,
Culpeper, Dale City, Manassas, Woodbridge, Lake Ridge, Montclair,
Reston, Herndon, Annandale, Centreville, Chantilly, McLean,
Franconia, Arlington, Alexandria, Falls Church, Falmouth,
Fredericksburg, Dahlgren, Warrenton, Turnbull, Hightown,
Monterey, and Wintergreen
149 AM EDT Thu Aug 13 2020


The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has expanded

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of central Maryland, The
  District of Columbia, and Virginia, including the following
  areas, in central Maryland, Anne Arundel and Prince Georges.
  The District of Columbia. In Virginia, Albemarle,
  Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria, Augusta, Central Virginia
  Blue Ridge, Culpeper, Eastern Highland, Fairfax, Greene, King
  George, Nelson, Northern Fauquier, Orange, Prince William,
  Rappahannock, Rockingham, Southern Fauquier, Spotsylvania,
  Stafford, and Western Highland.

* Through this evening

* Slow moving thunderstorms capable of producing heavy rainfall
  may develop today. Heavy rainfall from thunderstorms may lead
  to flash flooding.

* Potential impacts include rapid rises of water, flooded roads
  and flooding of structures in low lying areas near streams.
  Landslides and washouts are also possible.


A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.



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