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Flash Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
425 AM EDT Sun May 27 2018

District of Columbia-Northern Baltimore-Southern Baltimore-
Prince Georges-Anne Arundel-Charles-Northwest Montgomery-
Central and Southeast Montgomery-Northwest Howard-
Central and Southeast Howard-Northwest Harford-Southeast Harford-
Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax-
Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Stafford-Northern Fauquier-
Southern Fauquier-Eastern Loudoun-Northern Virginia Blue Ridge-
Including the cities of Washington, Reisterstown, Cockeysville,
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,
Germantown, Damascus, Bethesda, Rockville, Gaithersburg,
Silver Spring, Lisbon, Columbia, Ellicott City, Jarrettsville,
Aberdeen, Stanardsville, Madison, Culpeper, Dale City, Manassas,
Woodbridge, Lake Ridge, Montclair, Reston, Herndon, Annandale,
Centreville, Chantilly, McLean, Franconia, Arlington, Alexandria,
Falmouth, Warrenton, Turnbull, Leesburg, Ashburn, Sterling,
and Big Meadows
425 AM EDT Sun May 27 2018


The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for Washington DC, Anne Arundel, Baltimore,
  Charles, Harford, Howard, Montgomery, and Prince Georges
  Counties in Maryland including Baltimore City, and Arlington,
  Culpeper, Eastern Loudoun, Fairfax, Fauquier, Green, Madison,
  Prince William, Rappahannock and Stafford Counties in Virginia,
  including the independent cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls
  Church, Manassas and Manassas Park as well as the Northern
  Virginia Blue Ridge.

* From noon today through 10 PM EDT this evening.

* Showers and thunderstorms capable of heavy rain are expected
  this afternoon and evening, and may lead to flash flooding.
  Localized rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are expected.


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.




Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
500 AM EDT Sun May 27 2018

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-
500 AM EDT Sun May 27 2018

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

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect from noon today through 10 PM
this evening for the I-95 corridor from northeast Maryland to
Fredericksburg Virginia including the Baltimore and Washington DC
metro areas.

Thunderstorms may produce gusty winds over the waters.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.


Spotter activation is not expected at this time.


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