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5:25 PM EDT on July 28, 2016 (GMT -0400)
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78.4 °F
Feels Like 81 °F
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4.0
Wind Variable Wind from SW
Gusts 4.0 mph

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.87 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 6000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 11000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 25000 ft
Heat Index 81 °F
Dew Point 73 °F
Humidity 84%
Rainfall 0.15 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:06 AM 8:22 PM
Waning Crescent, 28% visible
SPECI KDCA 282114Z 33018KT 10SM TS SCT060CB BKN110 BKN250 28/22 A2987 RMK AO2 TSB08 PRESRR OCNL LTGCGCC W-NE AND OHD TS W-NE AND OHD MOV E VCSH W-N T02830217
Pressure 29.87 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 6000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 11000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 25000 ft
Heat Index 81 °F
Dew Point 73 °F
Humidity 84%
Rainfall 0.15 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:06 AM 8:22 PM
Waning Crescent, 28% visible
SPECI KDCA 282114Z 33018KT 10SM TS SCT060CB BKN110 BKN250 28/22 A2987 RMK AO2 TSB08 PRESRR OCNL LTGCGCC W-NE AND OHD TS W-NE AND OHD MOV E VCSH W-N T02830217

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Issued: 5:24 PM EDT Jul. 28, 2016 – National Weather Service

Severe Thunderstorm Watch 418 remains in effect until 1200 am EDT
for the following locations


DC
. District of Columbia counties included are

District of Columbia




Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 4:31 PM EDT Jul. 28, 2016 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
the northwestern District of Columbia...
southeastern Montgomery County in central Maryland...

* until 730 PM EDT

* at 431 PM EDT... Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the area. Up to two inches of rain have already
fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of one to two inches are
possible. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Some locations that are expected to experience flooding include...
Rockville... Bethesda... Gaithersburg... Olney... Fort Totten...
American Legion bridge... Aspen Hill... Potomac... North Bethesda...
North Potomac... Redland... Takoma Park... Great Falls... Kemp mill...
Chevy Chase... North Kensington... south Kensington... Forest Glen...
martin's additions and North Chevy Chase.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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


Lat... Lon 3897 7699 3896 7700 3895 7698 3892 7710
      3896 7715 3897 7722 3898 7723 3898 7724
      3900 7725 3902 7724 3906 7733 3908 7735
      3915 7710


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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 2:13 PM EDT Jul. 28, 2016 – National Weather Service

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

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has expanded
the

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of Maryland... the
District of Columbia... Virginia and West Virginia... including
the following areas... in Maryland... Carroll... central and
eastern Allegany... central and southeast Montgomery... extreme
western Allegany... Frederick MD... northwest Howard... northwest
Montgomery... Prince Georges and Washington. The District of
Columbia. In Virginia... Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria...
Clarke... eastern Highland... eastern Loudoun... Fairfax...
Frederick VA... northern Fauquier... northern Virginia Blue
Ridge... Page... Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park...
Rappahannock... Rockingham... Shenandoah... Warren... western
Highland and western Loudoun. In West Virginia... Berkeley...
eastern Grant... eastern Mineral... eastern Pendleton...
Hampshire... Hardy... Jefferson... Morgan... western Grant...
western Mineral and western Pendleton.

* Through Friday morning

* an area of low pressure is expected to develop tonight over
southern Virginia and track northeast across northeast Maryland
and New Jersey Friday. Several rounds of showers and
thunderstorms developing this afternoon will continue into
Friday morning. Given ample moisture and instability... showers
and thunderstorms will be capable of producing torrential
downpours with rainfall rates of an inch or two per hour at
times. This may result in flash flooding of small streams...
creeks and urban areas.


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.