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Short Term Forecast

Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1125 AM EST Sun Dec 10 2023

District of Columbia-Washington-Frederick MD-Carroll-
Northern Baltimore-Cecil-Southern Baltimore-Prince Georges-
Anne Arundel-Charles-St. Marys-Calvert-Northwest Montgomery-
Central and Southeast Montgomery-Northwest Howard-
Central and Southeast Howard-Northwest Harford-Southeast Harford-
Shenandoah-Frederick VA-Page-Warren-Clarke-Nelson-Albemarle-
Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Stafford-Spotsylvania-
King George-Northern Fauquier-Southern Fauquier-Western Loudoun-
Eastern Loudoun-Northern Virginia Blue Ridge-
Central Virginia Blue Ridge-Northwest Prince William-
Central and Southeast Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-
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, St. Charles, Waldorf, Lexington Park, California,
Chesapeake Beach, Huntingtown, Dunkirk, North Beach, Lusby,
Prince Frederick, Germantown, Damascus, Bethesda, Rockville,
Gaithersburg, Silver Spring, Lisbon, Columbia, Ellicott City,
Jarrettsville, Aberdeen, Strasburg, Woodstock, Mount Jackson,
New Market, Winchester, Luray, Shenandoah, Stanley, Front Royal,
Berryville, Lovingston, Charlottesville, Stanardsville, Madison,
Orange, Gordonsville, Culpeper, Reston, Herndon, Annandale,
Centreville, Chantilly, McLean, Franconia, Arlington, Alexandria,
Falls Church, Falmouth, Fredericksburg, Dahlgren, Warrenton,
Turnbull, Purcellville, Leesburg, Ashburn, Sterling, Big Meadows,
Wintergreen, Haymarket, Dale City, Manassas, Woodbridge,
Lake Ridge, Montclair, Paw Paw, Martinsburg, Charles Town,
and Shepherdstown
1125 AM EST Sun Dec 10 2023

Patchy dense fog is possible through early this afternoon,
especially for elevations above 1000 feet.

Motorists should exercise extra caution. Leave extra time and
following distance, reduce speed, and use low beam headlights.



Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
823 AM EST Sun Dec 10 2023

District of Columbia-Cecil-Southern Baltimore-Prince Georges-Anne
Arundel-Charles-Northwest Montgomery-Central and Southeast
Montgomery-Northwest Howard-Central and Southeast Howard-
Southeast Harford-Fairfax-Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-
Stafford-Southern Fauquier-Eastern Loudoun-Northwest Prince
William-Central and Southeast Prince William/Manassas/Manassas
Including the cities of Baltimore, Rockville, Falmouth,
Gaithersburg, Falls Church, Washington, Arlington, Lake Ridge,
Montclair, Greenbelt, McLean, Bethesda, Annapolis, Elkton,
Annandale, College Park, Haymarket, Ellicott City, Severna Park,
Lisbon, Silver Spring, Woodbridge, St. Charles, Camp Springs,
Centreville, Chantilly, Manassas, Glen Burnie, Turnbull, Bowie,
Arnold, Germantown, Aberdeen, Sterling, Columbia, Leesburg,
Herndon, Reston, Clinton, Odenton, Waldorf, South Gate, Ashburn,
Severn, Suitland-Silver Hill, Franconia, Damascus, Laurel,
Alexandria, and Dale City
823 AM EST Sun Dec 10 2023


* WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be

* WHERE...Portions of DC, including the following , District of
  Columbia, Maryland, including the following areas, Anne Arundel,
  Cecil, Central and Southeast Howard, Central and Southeast
  Montgomery, Charles, Northwest Howard, Northwest Montgomery,
  Prince Georges, Southeast Harford and Southern Baltimore, and
  northern Virginia, including the following areas, Arlington/Falls
  Church/Alexandria, Central and Southeast Prince
  William/Manassas/Manassas Park, Eastern Loudoun, Fairfax,
  Northwest Prince William, Southern Fauquier and Stafford.

* WHEN...From 1 PM EST this afternoon through late tonight.

* IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers,
  creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations.
  Flooding may occur in poor drainage and urban areas. Storm drains
  and ditches may become clogged with debris.

  - One and a half to two and a half to inches of rain are likely
    through tonight with the heaviest rain falling during the
    afternoon and evening. This amount of rain could cause
    flooding of small streams, creeks and urban areas.
  - Please visit for flood safety
    and preparedness information


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.




Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
637 AM EST Sun Dec 10 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-
637 AM EST Sun Dec 10 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 Flood Watch is in effect this afternoon through late tonight
from northeast Maryland to Fredericksburg, Virginia including the
Washington and Baltimore Metropolitan areas. A soaking rain may
result in a few instances of flooding over urban areas.

A few thunderstorms with damaging winds gusts are possible late
this afternoon and evening.

A Gale Warning is in effect for the waters tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

A Gale Warning is in effect for the waters until 1 PM Monday.


Please send any reports of wind damage or flooding to the National
Weather Service.


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