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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 4:03 AM EST Jan. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch in effect from late tonight through Thursday
afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flood Watch 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 late tonight through Thursday afternoon

* rain will overspread the area this evening and overnight. The
heaviest rain is expected overnight and Thursday morning. Total
rainfall amounts around 1 to 1.5 inches are expected with
locally higher amounts around 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.





Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 4:03 AM EST Jan. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch in effect from late tonight through Thursday
afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flood Watch 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 late tonight through Thursday afternoon

* rain will overspread the area this evening and overnight. The
heaviest rain is expected overnight and Thursday morning. Total
rainfall amounts around 1 to 1.5 inches are expected with
locally higher amounts around 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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