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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 8:04 AM EDT on September 29, 2016

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on September 29, 2016


The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams in...
Baltimore County in northern Maryland...
northern Anne Arundel County in central Maryland...
Baltimore City in northern Maryland...

* until 200 PM EDT

* at 802 am EDT... Doppler radar indicated persistent rain moving
into the Baltimore City metropolitan area. One to two inches of
rain have fallen since yesterday... slightly elevating streams. The
additional rain will add to this... potentially sending some
streams out of their banks. Additionally... the persistent rain may
cause flooding of urbanized areas in and near Baltimore.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
Baltimore... Pikesville... Middle River... Cockeysville... Elkridge...
Riviera Beach... Fort Smallwood State Park... Bodkin Point...
Pinehurst... Sillery Bay... Back River... Millers Island... Gibson
Island... Sparrows Point... North Point State Park... Glen Burnie...
Ellicott City... Dundalk... Towson and Catonsville.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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


Lat... Lon 3972 7657 3960 7656 3955 7653 3952 7651
      3950 7643 3935 7631 3933 7630 3928 7633
      3927 7636 3922 7637 3918 7644 3907 7639
      3903 7641 3927 7680 3930 7678 3931 7680
      3933 7688 3947 7689 3949 7687 3972 7679


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Coastal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 9:47 AM EDT on September 29, 2016

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on September 30, 2016


... Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect until 10 am EDT
Friday...

* tidal anomaly... around a foot and a half above astronomical
normals.

* Timing... around high tide this 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 from north to south...
on the Chesapeake Bay...
Havre de Grace... 9:52 PM and 10:08 am...
Bowley Bar... 7:52 PM and 8:08 am...
Fort McHenry Baltimore... 6:35 PM and 6:53 am...
Annapolis U.S. Naval Academy... 5:11 PM and 5:27 am...
Chesapeake Beach... 3:48 PM and 4:06 am...


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.

Baltimore ft McHenry MD
minor 3.0 ft, moderate 5.0 ft, major 6.0 ft

               total astro
   day/time tide tide anomaly flood
                /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
---------- ------- ------- ------- --------
   29/06 am 3.1 1.7 1.4 minor
   29/07 PM 3.1 1.6 1.5 minor
   30/07 am 3.2 1.7 1.5 minor
   30/07 PM 3.2 1.6 1.6 minor
   01/07 am 3.3 1.6 1.7 minor
   01/08 PM 3.2 1.7 1.5 minor

Bowleys Quarters MD
minor 3.0 ft, moderate 3.8 ft, major 5.0 ft

               total astro
   day/time tide tide anomaly flood
                /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
---------- ------- ------- ------- --------
   29/07 am 2.9 1.5 1.4 none
   29/07 PM 2.8 1.4 1.4 none
   30/07 am 2.8 1.4 1.4 none
   00/08 PM 3.1 1.5 1.6 minor
   01/08 am 3.1 1.4 1.7 minor
   01/08 PM 3.1 1.5 1.6 minor





942 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.

* Through Friday morning

* a powerful low pressure system over the Kentucky 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!




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