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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
416 PM EST Wed Feb 28 2024

ANZ530>543-DCZ001-MDZ008-011-013-014-016>018-504-506-508-
VAZ053>057-527-291000-
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-
416 PM EST Wed Feb 28 2024

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...Tonight

A Wind Advisory is in effect until 4 AM Thursday from the DC
Metro to Southern Maryland northward. Elsewhere, strong to locally
damaging winds are possible.

A Gale Warning is in effect through 4 AM Thursday for the tidal
Potomac River from Key Bridge to Smith Point VA, and the
Chesapeake Bay and adjoining estuaries north of Smith Point VA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Please report any instances of wind damage to the National Weather
Service.

$$



Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
957 AM EST Wed Feb 28 2024

DCZ001-MDZ003>006-008-011-013-014-503>508-VAZ025>031-040-053-054-
501-505-506-508-526-WVZ050>053-055-290300-
/O.EXT.KLWX.WI.Y.0008.240228T2000Z-240229T0900Z/
District of Columbia-Washington-Frederick MD-Carroll-
Northern Baltimore-Cecil-Southern Baltimore-Prince Georges-
Anne Arundel-Northwest Montgomery-
Central and Southeast Montgomery-Northwest Howard-
Central and Southeast Howard-Northwest Harford-Southeast Harford-
Augusta-Rockingham-Shenandoah-Frederick VA-Page-Warren-Clarke-
Rappahannock-Fairfax-Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-
Northern Fauquier-Western Loudoun-Eastern Loudoun-
Central Virginia Blue Ridge-Northwest Prince William-Hampshire-
Morgan-Berkeley-Jefferson-Hardy-
Including the cities of Washington, Hagerstown, 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, Germantown, Damascus, Bethesda, Rockville, Gaithersburg,
Silver Spring, Lisbon, Columbia, Ellicott City, Jarrettsville,
Aberdeen, Staunton, Waynesboro, Stuarts Draft, Harrisonburg,
Strasburg, Woodstock, Mount Jackson, New Market, Winchester,
Luray, Shenandoah, Stanley, Front Royal, Berryville, Reston,
Herndon, Annandale, Centreville, Chantilly, McLean, Franconia,
Arlington, Alexandria, Falls Church, Warrenton, Purcellville,
Leesburg, Ashburn, Sterling, Wintergreen, Haymarket, Romney,
Paw Paw, Martinsburg, Charles Town, Shepherdstown, and Moorefield
957 AM EST Wed Feb 28 2024

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 4 AM
EST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...West winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph
  expected.

* WHERE...Portions of central, north central, northeast and
  northern Maryland, The District of Columbia, central,
  northern, northwest and western Virginia and eastern and
  panhandle West Virginia.

* WHEN...From 3 PM this afternoon to 4 AM EST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects.
  Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may
  result.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high
profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

&&

$$



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