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Areal Flood Watch

Expires 3:00 PM EST on January 24, 2019
Statement as of 10:30 PM EST on January 23, 2019

... Flood Watch remains in effect from 4 am EST Thursday through
Thursday 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.

* From 4 am EST Thursday through Thursday afternoon

* rain will overspread the area late tonight. The heaviest rain
is expected overnight and Thursday 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

Expires 12:00 PM EST on January 24, 2019
Statement as of 10:28 PM EST on January 23, 2019

... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 4 am to noon EST
Thursday...

* timing... Thursday morning.

* Winds... south 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Expires 3:00 PM EST on January 24, 2019
Statement as of 10:30 PM EST on January 23, 2019

... Flood Watch remains in effect from 4 am EST Thursday through
Thursday 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.

* From 4 am EST Thursday through Thursday afternoon

* rain will overspread the area late tonight. The heaviest rain
is expected overnight and Thursday 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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