Important Weather Update


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Please read the following FLASH FLOOD WATCH and HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK for our area from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) / National Weather Service:

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1208 PM EDT Thu Jun 10 2021
DCZ001-MDZ001-003>006-011-013-014-016>018-501>506-VAZ027-028-030-031- 052>054-501-505-506-WVZ050>053-055-501>504-110015- /O.CON.KLWX.FF.A.0002.000000T0000Z-210611T0400Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ District of Columbia-Garrett-Washington-Frederick MD-Carroll- Northern Baltimore-Southern Baltimore-Prince Georges-Anne Arundel- Charles-St. Marys-Calvert-Extreme Western Allegany-Central and Eastern Allegany-Northwest Montgomery-Central and Southeast Montgomery-Northwest Howard-Central and Southeast Howard-Shenandoah- Frederick VA-Warren-Clarke-Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park- Fairfax-Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Northern Fauquier-Western Loudoun-Eastern Loudoun-Hampshire-Morgan-Berkeley-Jefferson-Hardy- Western Grant-Eastern Grant-Western Mineral-Eastern Mineral- Including the cities of Silver Spring, Waldorf, South Gate, Bowie, Arlington, Purcellville, Bayard, Sterling, Columbia, Ashburn, Mount Jackson, Front Royal, Leesburg, Russelldale, Grantsville, Lexington Park, Frostburg, Lusby, Montclair, Alexandria, Paw Paw, Washington, Warrenton, Franconia, Ridgeville, Mount Storm, Charles Town, Winchester, Damascus, Petersburg, Chantilly, Ballenger Creek, Huntingtown, College Park, Chesapeake Beach, Greenbelt, McLean, St. Charles, Lake Ridge, Laurel, Mountain Lake Park, Eldersburg, Clinton, Glen Burnie, Strasburg, Elk Garden, Odenton, Woodstock, Bethesda, Prince Frederick, Centreville, Camp Springs, California, Germantown, Rockville, Hagerstown, North Beach, Fort Ashby, Falls Church, Severn, Ellicott City, Annandale, Cockeysville, Gaithersburg, Headsville, Shepherdstown, Cumberland, Herndon, Annapolis, Keyser, Martinsburg, Westminster, Antioch, Dunkirk, Moorefield, Reisterstown, New Market, Severna Park, Berryville, Frederick, Arnold, Dale City, Suitland-Silver Hill, Manassas, Reston, Baltimore, New Creek, Woodbridge, Romney, Lisbon, and Oakland 1208 PM EDT Thu Jun 10 2021
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of DC...Maryland...Virginia and West Virginia, including the following areas: in DC, District of Columbia. In Maryland, Anne Arundel, Calvert, Carroll, Central and Eastern Allegany, Central and Southeast Howard, Central and Southeast Montgomery, Charles, Extreme Western Allegany, Frederick MD, Garrett, Northern Baltimore, Northwest Howard, Northwest Montgomery, Prince Georges, Southern Baltimore, St. Marys and Washington. In Virginia, Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria, Clarke, Eastern Loudoun, Fairfax, Frederick VA, Northern Fauquier, Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park, Shenandoah, Warren and Western Loudoun. In West Virginia, Berkeley, Eastern Grant, Eastern Mineral, Hampshire, Hardy, Jefferson, Morgan, Western Grant and Western Mineral.
* Until Midnight EDT tonight
* A cold front will drop southward into the area today. This front will become the focus for slow moving thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. Because of the slow motion and ample moisture in the atmosphere, storms may drop 2 to 4 inches of rain in a short period of time, resulting in flash flooding.
* Heavy rainfall in a short amount of time can result in rapid rises of water in streams, creeks, and urban areas.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
142 PM EDT Thu Jun 10 2021
ANZ530>543-DCZ001-MDZ008-011-013-014-016>018-504-506-508- VAZ052>057-111000- 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-Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax- Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Stafford-Spotsylvania- King George-
142 PM EDT Thu Jun 10 2021
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...This Afternoon and Tonight
A Flash Flood Watch is in effect noon to midnight for the District of Columbia, northern Virginia, and Maryland west of the Chesapeake. Consult the latest Watch product for details.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday
Heavy rainfall from slow moving showers and thunderstorms may lead to scattered incidents of flooding on Friday.
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... Spotter activation is not expected.