Weekend Weather Watch: Nor' Easter Like Storms

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If you have plans for this weekend, it might be a good idea to break out your rain boots and ponchos because the DMV is expected to experience heavy rain that could correlate up to 7 inches of rain between 5 PM Friday to 4PM Saturday. 

 
 
 

The Weather Channel issue the following warning for Washington D.C.:

FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WATCH 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, KING GEORGE, NORTHERN FAUQUIER, NORTHERN VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE, PAGE, PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK, RAPPAHANNOCK, SHENANDOAH, SOUTHERN FAUQUIER, STAFFORD, WARREN, AND WESTERN LOUDOUN. IN WEST VIRGINIA, BERKELEY, EASTERN GRANT, EASTERN MINERAL, HAMPSHIRE, HARDY, JEFFERSON, MORGAN, WESTERN GRANT, AND WESTERN MINERAL. * FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON * LOW PRESSURE IS GOING TO DEVELOP OVER THE MID ATLANTIC FRIDAY AND REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY THIS WEEKEND. THIS 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. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONSHAT 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. 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.

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