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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1122 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

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SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-WARREN-CLARKE-ORANGE-CULPEPER-STAFFORD-
SPOTSYLVANIA-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-HAMPSHIRE-HARDY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WINCHESTER...FRONT ROYAL...CULPEPER...
FREDERICKSBURG...WARRENTON...MOOREFIELD
1122 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS EXPANDED
THE

* FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE PORTIONS OF VIRGINIA AND NORTHEAST WEST
  VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN VIRGINIA...
  CLARKE...CULPEPER...FREDERICK VA...NORTHERN FAUQUIER...
  ORANGE...SHENANDOAH...SOUTHERN FAUQUIER...SPOTSYLVANIA...
  STAFFORD AND WARREN. IN NORTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA...HAMPSHIRE
  AND HARDY.

* FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL OVERSPREAD THE REGION LATE
  THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT. RAINFALL TOTALS AROUND ONE AND A
  HALF INCHES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE VIRGINIA PIEDMONT TO THE
  NORTHERN SHENANDOAH VALLEY. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE
  POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY ALONG AND IMMEDIATELY EAST OF THE BLUE
  RIDGE.

* EXPECT SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS TO RISE...POSSIBLY OVERFLOWING
  THEIR BANKS. IN ADDITION...FLOODING MAY OCCUR IN LOW LYING AND
  POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

PLEASE 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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192330-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-
SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL-
NORTHWEST MONTGOMERY-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY-
NORTHWEST HOWARD-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST HOWARD-NORTHWEST HARFORD-
SOUTHEAST HARFORD-PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-WESTERN LOUDOUN-EASTERN LOUDOUN-
JEFFERSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WASHINGTON...FREDERICK...WESTMINSTER...
PARKTON...REISTERSTOWN...COCKEYSVILLE...BALTIMORE...DUNDALK...
CATONSVILLE...ANNAPOLIS...GERMANTOWN...DAMASCUS...ROCKVILLE...
LISBON...COLUMBIA...ELLICOTT CITY...JARRETTSVILLE...ABERDEEN...
MANASSAS...MANASSAS PARK...FAIRFAX...ALEXANDRIA...FALLS CHURCH...
PURCELLVILLE...LEESBURG...ASHBURN...CHARLES TOWN
1122 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS EXPANDED
THE

* FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE PORTIONS OF MARYLAND...THE DISTRICT OF
  COLUMBIA...NORTHERN VIRGINIA AND NORTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN MARYLAND...ANNE ARUNDEL...
  CARROLL...CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST HOWARD...CENTRAL AND
  SOUTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY...FREDERICK MD...NORTHERN BALTIMORE...
  NORTHWEST HARFORD...NORTHWEST HOWARD...NORTHWEST MONTGOMERY...
  PRINCE GEORGES...SOUTHEAST HARFORD AND SOUTHERN BALTIMORE. THE
  DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA...ARLINGTON/FALLS
  CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA...EASTERN LOUDOUN...FAIRFAX...PRINCE
  WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK AND WESTERN LOUDOUN. IN
  NORTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA...JEFFERSON.

* FROM 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING

* MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL OVERSPREAD THE REGION THIS
  EVENING THROUGH TONIGHT...ENDING BY THE MIDDLE MORNING FOR THE
  BALTIMORE METRO AREA. RAINFALL TOTALS AROUND ONE AND A HALF
  INCHES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE GREATER BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON
  METRO AREA. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE... ESPECIALLY
  ALONG AND IMMEDIATELY EAST OF THE BLUE RIDGE/CATOCTIN MOUNTAIN.

* EXPECT SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS TO RISE...POSSIBLY OVERFLOWING
  THEIR BANKS. IN ADDITION...FLOODING MAY OCCUR IN LOW LYING AND
  POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

PLEASE 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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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
WESTERN HIGHLAND-EASTERN HIGHLAND-WESTERN PENDLETON-
EASTERN PENDLETON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HIGHTOWN...MONTEREY...CIRCLEVILLE...
FRANKLIN
1122 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS EXPANDED
THE

* FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE PORTIONS OF WESTERN VIRGINIA AND
  NORTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN
  WESTERN VIRGINIA...EASTERN HIGHLAND AND WESTERN HIGHLAND. IN
  NORTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA...EASTERN PENDLETON AND WESTERN
  PENDLETON.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL OVERSPREAD THE REGION THIS
  AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT. RAINFALL TOTALS AROUND ONE AND A HALF
  INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN THIS AREA OF THE ALLEGHENY HIGHLANDS.

* EXPECT SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS TO RISE...POSSIBLY OVERFLOWING
  THEIR BANKS. IN ADDITION...FLOODING MAY OCCUR IN LOW LYING AND
  POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

PLEASE 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.

&&

$$

VAZ025-026-029-036>040-507-508-192330-
/O.CON.KLWX.FA.A.0002.150419T1800Z-150420T1000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-PAGE-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-
RAPPAHANNOCK-NORTHERN VA BLUE RIDGE-CENTRAL VA BLUE RIDGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STAUNTON...WAYNESBORO...HARRISONBURG...
CHARLOTTESVILLE...WASHINGTON...BIG MEADOWS...WINTERGREEN
1122 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL VIRGINIA...NORTHERN VIRGINIA...NORTHWEST
  VIRGINIA AND WESTERN VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...ALBEMARLE...GREENE AND NELSON.
  IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA...CENTRAL VA BLUE RIDGE AND NORTHERN VA
  BLUE RIDGE. IN NORTHWEST VIRGINIA...MADISON...PAGE AND
  RAPPAHANNOCK. IN WESTERN VIRGINIA...AUGUSTA AND ROCKINGHAM.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL OVERSPREAD THE REGION THIS
  AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT. RAINFALL TOTALS OF ONE AND A HALF TO
  TWO INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN AREAS NEAR THE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN
  BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE...
  ESPECIALLY ALONG AND IMMEDIATELY EAST OF THE BLUE RIDGE.

* EXPECT SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS TO RISE...POSSIBLY OVERFLOWING
  THEIR BANKS. IN ADDITION...FLOODING MAY OCCUR IN LOW LYING AND
  POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

PLEASE 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.

&&

$$

JACKSON


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