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Hazardous Weather Outlook

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

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-Southern Baltimore-Prince Georges-
Anne Arundel-Charles-St. Marys-Calvert-Southeast Harford-
Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax-
Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Stafford-Spotsylvania-
King George-
506 AM EDT Thu Aug 13 2020

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the Maryland portion of the
Chesapeake Bay, Tidal Potomac River, and adjacent counties in
central Maryland and northern Virginia as well as the District of

.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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