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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 5:06 AM EST Jan. 24, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect until 3 PM EST this afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Virginia,
including the following areas, in Maryland, Anne Arundel,
Carroll, central and southeast Howard, central and southeast
Montgomery, Charles, Frederick MD, northern Baltimore,
northwest Harford, northwest Howard, northwest Montgomery,
Prince Georges, southeast Harford, and southern Baltimore. The
District of Columbia. In Virginia, Arlington/Falls
Church/Alexandria, eastern Loudoun, Fairfax, northern
Fauquier, Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park, southern
Fauquier, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and western Loudoun.

* Until 3 PM EST this afternoon

* rain will fall into early afternoon. The heaviest rain is
expected later this morning. Total rainfall amounts around 1
inch are expected, with isolated higher amounts of 1.5 to 2
inches possible.

* Excess runoff from a nearly frozen ground and saturated soils
will cause the potential for streams and creeks to rise out of
their banks as well as potential flooding in low lying urban
areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

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.





Wind Advisory
Issued: 5:10 AM EST Jan. 24, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM EST this evening...

* timing... today.

* Winds... south, then west 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Impacts... strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power
lines. Scattered power outages are expected.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 45 to 55 mph are expected.
Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles.





Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 5:06 AM EST Jan. 24, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect until 3 PM EST this afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Virginia,
including the following areas, in Maryland, Anne Arundel,
Carroll, central and southeast Howard, central and southeast
Montgomery, Charles, Frederick MD, northern Baltimore,
northwest Harford, northwest Howard, northwest Montgomery,
Prince Georges, southeast Harford, and southern Baltimore. The
District of Columbia. In Virginia, Arlington/Falls
Church/Alexandria, eastern Loudoun, Fairfax, northern
Fauquier, Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park, southern
Fauquier, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and western Loudoun.

* Until 3 PM EST this afternoon

* rain will fall into early afternoon. The heaviest rain is
expected later this morning. Total rainfall amounts around 1
inch are expected, with isolated higher amounts of 1.5 to 2
inches possible.

* Excess runoff from a nearly frozen ground and saturated soils
will cause the potential for streams and creeks to rise out of
their banks as well as potential flooding in low lying urban
areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

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.





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