Washington, DC (20521)

1:38 PM EDT on July 28, 2017 (GMT -0400)
The Washington Post | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Flash Flood Warning, Flash Flood Watch Active Notice: Flash Flood Watch

Elev 151 ft 38.90 °N, 77.03 °W | Updated 2 seconds ago

Light Rain
Light Rain
73.9 °F
Feels Like 71 °F
N
0.9
Wind Variable Wind from East
Gusts 3.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.80 in
Visibility 8.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 800 ft
Mostly Cloudy 2700 ft
Heat Index 71 °F
Dew Point 72 °F
Humidity 93%
Rainfall 0.77 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:05 AM 8:22 PM
Waxing Crescent, 32% visible
SPECI KDCA 281706Z 03006KT 8SM -RA SCT008 BKN027 25/24 A2980 RMK AO2 TSE05 P0000 T02500239
Pressure 29.80 in
Visibility 8.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 800 ft
Mostly Cloudy 2700 ft
Heat Index 71 °F
Dew Point 72 °F
Humidity 93%
Rainfall 0.77 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:05 AM 8:22 PM
Waxing Crescent, 32% visible
SPECI KDCA 281706Z 03006KT 8SM -RA SCT008 BKN027 25/24 A2980 RMK AO2 TSE05 P0000 T02500239

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Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 11:48 AM EDT Jul. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
the northern District of Columbia...
northern Prince Georges County in central Maryland...

* until 345 PM EDT

* at 1148 am EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain across the area.
Over one inch of rain has already fallen in some locations of
northern DC and northern Prince Georges County. Additional
rainfall amounts of two inches or more are possible. Flash
flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Some locations that may 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.

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.


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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1148 am EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
the northern District of Columbia...
northern Prince Georges County in central Maryland...

* until 345 PM EDT

* at 1148 am EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain across the area.
Over one inch of rain has already fallen in some locations of
northern DC and northern Prince Georges County. Additional
rainfall amounts of two inches or more are possible. Flash
flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Some locations that may 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.

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.


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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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 10:51 AM EDT Jul. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

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

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect 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. This system will have
the potential to bring 3 inches or more 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 drainage areas.

Precautionaryactions...

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.