Washington, DC (20016)

3:03 PM EDT on July 28, 2017 (GMT -0400)
Westmoreland Hills | | Change Station

Elev 243 ft 38.95 °N, 77.10 °W | Updated 18 seconds ago

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73.9 °F
Feels Like 71 °F
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0.0
Wind Variable Wind from NNE
Gusts 1.0 mph

Today
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.78 in
Visibility 1.5 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 1000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 2500 ft
Overcast 4400 ft
Heat Index 71 °F
Dew Point 72 °F
Humidity 95%
Rainfall 0.15 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:05 AM 8:23 PM
Waxing Crescent, 32% visible
SPECI KDCA 281859Z 02004KT 1 1/2SM R01/3500VP6000FT +TSRA BR SCT010 BKN025CB OVC044 24/23 A2978 RMK AO2 TSB59 OCNL LTGICCG ALQDS TS ALQDS MOV NE P0004 T02390233
Pressure 29.78 in
Visibility 1.5 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 1000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 2500 ft
Overcast 4400 ft
Heat Index 71 °F
Dew Point 72 °F
Humidity 95%
Rainfall 0.15 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:05 AM 8:23 PM
Waxing Crescent, 32% visible
SPECI KDCA 281859Z 02004KT 1 1/2SM R01/3500VP6000FT +TSRA BR SCT010 BKN025CB OVC044 24/23 A2978 RMK AO2 TSB59 OCNL LTGICCG ALQDS TS ALQDS MOV NE P0004 T02390233

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Watches & Warnings

Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 1:40 PM EDT Jul. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 345 PM EDT for the
northern District of Columbia and northern Prince Georges counties...

At 139 PM EDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
that heavy rain had fallen over the area. Over two inches has fallen
in portions of DC and Prince Georges County. Flooding has already
been reported along Rock Creek, and the flood wave will continue
moving downstream. Heavy rain still continues in northern Prince
Georges County.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Arlington, Bowie, College Park, Greenbelt, Langley Park, Beltsville,
Bladensburg, Byrd stadium, Howard University, gallaudet University,
Fort Totten, Laurel, Landover, Hyattsville, Takoma Park, East
Riverdale, Adelphi, New Carrollton, Mitchellville and Chevy Chase.

This includes flood prone locations
Rhode Island Ave NE between 2nd and Capitol...
beach Dr from Broad Branch Rd to Piney branch Pkwy...
Route 1 at Ritz way...
right lanes of US 50 just west of Exit 13...
and Contee Road at Bear Branch.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.


Lat... Lon 3894 7669 3893 7696 3886 7704 3890 7707
      3890 7709 3893 7712 3900 7704 3897 7701
      3898 7699 3899 7699 3913 7689 3909 7683
      3907 7684 3903 7675 3898 7670


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140 PM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

... The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 345 PM EDT for the
northern District of Columbia and northern Prince Georges counties...

At 139 PM EDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
that heavy rain had fallen over the area. Over two inches has fallen
in portions of DC and Prince Georges County. Flooding has already
been reported along Rock Creek, and the flood wave will continue
moving downstream. Heavy rain still continues in northern Prince
Georges County.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Arlington, Bowie, College Park, Greenbelt, Langley Park, Beltsville,
Bladensburg, Byrd stadium, Howard University, gallaudet University,
Fort Totten, Laurel, Landover, Hyattsville, Takoma Park, East
Riverdale, Adelphi, New Carrollton, Mitchellville and Chevy Chase.

This includes flood prone locations
Rhode Island Ave NE between 2nd and Capitol...
beach Dr from Broad Branch Rd to Piney branch Pkwy...
Route 1 at Ritz way...
right lanes of US 50 just west of Exit 13...
and Contee Road at Bear Branch.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.


Lat... Lon 3894 7669 3893 7696 3886 7704 3890 7707
      3890 7709 3893 7712 3900 7704 3897 7701
      3898 7699 3899 7699 3913 7689 3909 7683
      3907 7684 3903 7675 3898 7670


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Coastal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 2:34 PM EDT Jul. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory in effect until 5 PM EDT this
afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington DC has
issued a coastal flood advisory, which is in effect until 5 PM
EDT this afternoon.

* Location... District of Columbia, mainly along the shoreline of
the tidal Anacostia river.

* Tidal departure... more than one foot due to freshwater on the
Anacostia.

* Timing... for the next few hours.

* Impacts... minor shoreline inundation along the Anacostia river
in the District of Columbia.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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





159 PM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Saturday
afternoon...

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, Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria,
Clarke, Culpeper, eastern Loudoun, Fairfax, Frederick VA,
Greene, King George, Madison, northern Fauquier, northern
Virginia Blue Ridge, Orange, Page, Prince
William/Manassas/Manassas Park, Rappahannock, 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 Saturday afternoon

* low pressure will develop over the mid Atlantic today and move
slowly off the coast through Saturday. Radar estimates over 3
inches fell Friday morning in Montgomery County. This system
will have the potential to bring 3 to 5 more inches of rain to
the region through Saturday afternoon. Thunderstorms could cause
locally higher rainfall amounts.

* Heavy rainfall may result in rapid rises in streams and
creeks. This could quickly result in flooding... especially in
low lying and poor drai
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.