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6:26 AM EDT on September 29, 2016 (GMT -0400)
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Feels Like 67.1 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from East
Gusts 19.0 mph

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Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.07 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 1200 ft
Mostly Cloudy 5000 ft
Overcast 7500 ft
Dew Point 65 °F
Humidity 93%
Rainfall 0.85 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:02 AM 6:53 PM
Waning Crescent, 2% visible
SPECI KDCA 291024Z 09018G23KT 10SM TS SCT012 BKN050CB OVC075 21/19 A3007 RMK AO2 PK WND 07028/0956 LTG DSNT SE AND NW RAE22 TSB23 OCNL LTGICCC VC W CB VC W MOV N P0001 T02060194
Pressure 30.07 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 1200 ft
Mostly Cloudy 5000 ft
Overcast 7500 ft
Dew Point 65 °F
Humidity 93%
Rainfall 0.85 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:02 AM 6:53 PM
Waning Crescent, 2% visible
SPECI KDCA 291024Z 09018G23KT 10SM TS SCT012 BKN050CB OVC075 21/19 A3007 RMK AO2 PK WND 07028/0956 LTG DSNT SE AND NW RAE22 TSB23 OCNL LTGICCC VC W CB VC W MOV N P0001 T02060194

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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 4:55 AM EDT Sep. 29, 2016 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
the District of Columbia...
northwestern Prince Georges County in central Maryland...
south central Carroll County in north central Maryland...
Howard County in central Maryland...
Montgomery County in central Maryland...
northwestern Anne Arundel County in central Maryland...

* until 1100 am EDT Thursday

* at 454 am EDT... Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain which will cause flooding. Up to one inch of rain has
already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Arlington... Alexandria... Columbia... Germantown... Rockville...
Bethesda... Gaithersburg... Bowie... Severn... Olney... College Park...
Fort Washington... Greenbelt... Langley Park... Beltsville...
Elkridge... Damascus... Coral Hills... Bladensburg and National
Harbor.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around... don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


Lat... Lon 3936 7688 3933 7688 3929 7678 3927 7680
      3918 7663 3871 7701 3874 7704 3879 7705
      3879 7704 3887 7704 3897 7715 3898 7723
      3900 7725 3902 7725 3905 7732 3948 7705


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Coastal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:24 AM EDT Sep. 29, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Coastal Flood Advisory now in effect until noon EDT Friday...

* tidal anomaly... around one foot above normal tonight...
increasing Thursday.

* Timing... around high tide Thursday morning and evening.
Coastal flooding may intensify each day into the weekend.

* Expected impacts... minor inundation of low lying shoreline.

Here are the times of the next high tides for a few locations...
Washington Channel... 7:36 am this morning... 8:00 PM tonight... and
8:21 am Friday morning...
Alexandria... 7:54 am this morning... 8:18 PM tonight... and 8:39 amd
Friday morning...

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.



All tide heights are relative to mean lower low water.
Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.



1235 am EDT Thu Sep 29 2016

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Friday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Maryland... the District of Columbia... Virginia and
West Virginia... including the following areas... in Maryland...
Anne Arundel... Calvert... Carroll... central and eastern
Allegany... central and southeast Howard... central and
southeast Montgomery... Charles... extreme western Allegany...
Frederick MD... northern Baltimore... northwest Harford...
northwest Howard... northwest Montgomery... Prince Georges...
southeast Harford... southern Baltimore... St. Marys and
Washington. The District of Columbia. In Virginia...
Albemarle... Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria... Augusta...
central Virginia Blue Ridge... Clarke... Culpeper... eastern
Loudoun... Fairfax... Frederick VA... Greene... King George...
Madison... Nelson... northern Fauquier... northern Virginia Blue
Ridge... Orange... Page... Prince William/Manassas/Manassas
Park... Rappahannock... Rockingham... Shenandoah... southern
Fauquier... Spotsylvania... Stafford... Warren and western
Loudoun. In West Virginia... Berkeley... eastern Grant... eastern
Mineral... Hampshire... Hardy... Jefferson... Morgan... western
Grant and western Mineral.

* Into Friday morning

* a powerful low pressure system over the Midwest will bring
periods of heavy rain to our area into Friday morning.

* Widespread rainfall amounts of 4 to 8 inches are expected.
Localized amounts up to a foot of rain are possible...
including along the eastern slopes of the northern Virginia
Blue Ridge and Catoctin Mountain in Maryland.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

These next few days will be a dangerous time... requiring more
than the usual awareness... planning and preparations.

If you are near streams or drainage ditches... keep an eye on them
and be ready to quickly seek higher ground. Water may rise
rapidly.

Clear out storm drains.

Those prone to basement flooding should prepare. Communities
prone to flooding should prepare.

Continue to check in on the forecast for updates.

Warnings will be issued for areas where flooding is imminent.
Ensure you get warnings from the National Weather Service through
your Mobile phone and or NOAA Weather Radio.

Be prepared to take action if a warning is issued for where you
are or if flooding is observed.

Ensure your kids dont play near flood waters.

Remember if you come across water crossing a Road... turn around
dont drown!



Melliott