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Severe Weather and Flash Flooding From Plains and to Mid-Atlantic

Severe thunderstorms are forecast today, tomorrow, and Thursday from parts of the northern/central Plains into the Midwest, Ohio Valley, and Mid-Atlantic. Heavy rain associated with thunderstorms may result in flash flooding from the northern and central Plains through the Midwest and into West Virginia and also in southern Mississippi and southeast Louisiana today. Read More >

The following are unofficial reports from the storm that affected the region ending March 5, 2008. Appreciation is extended to Highway Departments, Cooperative Observers, SKYWARN Spotters, and Media for these reports.

 

 

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NOUS41 KLWX 060105
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DCZ001-MDZ003>007-009>011-013-014-016>018-501-502-VAZ021-025>031-036>042-
050>057-WVZ049>055-501>504-061301-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
SPOTTER REPORTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
804 PM EST WED MAR 5 2008

THE FOLLOWING ARE UNOFFICIAL OBSERVATIONS TAKEN DURING THE PAST 24 HOURS
FOR THE STORM THAT HAS BEEN AFFECTING OUR REGION.  APPRECIATION IS EXTENDED
TO HIGHWAY DEPARTMENTS...COOPERATIVE OBSERVERS...SKYWARN SPOTTERS 
AND MEDIA FOR THESE REPORTS.  THIS SUMMARY IS ALSO AVAILABLE ON OUR 
HOME PAGE AT WEATHER.GOV/BALTIMORE

********************STORM TOTAL RAINFALL********************

LOCATION          STORM TOTAL    TIME/DATE    COMMENTS
                     RAINFALL       OF
                     (INCHES)   MEASUREMENT


MARYLAND

...ALLEGANY COUNTY...
   CUMBERLAND            1.83   700 AM   3/5   1.2 MI. SE
   CRESAPTOWN            1.65   700 AM   3/5  
   FROSTBURG             1.43   700 AM   3/5  

...ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY...
   HERALD HARBOR         0.48   700 AM   3/5  
   ANNAPOLIS             0.46   700 AM   3/5  
   CROFTON               0.45   700 AM   3/5   1.5 MI. NNE
   SOUTH GATE            0.43   700 AM   3/5   3.0 MI. SSW
   ODENTON               0.42   700 AM   3/5  
   SEVERNA PARK          0.42   700 AM   3/5   1.9 MI. ENE
   BALTO/WASH INTL       0.40   700 AM   3/5  
   DAVIDSONVILLE         0.40   700 AM   3/5  
   MAYO                  0.39   700 AM   3/5   1.1 MI. SSW
   PASADENA              0.38   700 AM   3/5  

...BALTIMORE COUNTY...
   WHITE HALL            1.02   700 AM   3/5   3.5 MI. NE
   JACKSONVILLE          0.85   700 AM   3/5   1.5 MI. NE
   COCKEYSVILLE          0.83   700 AM   3/5   3.7 MI. N
   LONG GREEN            0.60   700 AM   3/5  
   KINGSVILLE            0.42   700 AM   3/5   2.5 MI. NNE

...CALVERT COUNTY...
   PRINCE FREDERICK      0.71   700 AM   3/5   1.4 MI. W
   SOLOMONS ISLAND       0.58   700 AM   3/5  
   CALVERT BEACH         0.43   700 AM   3/5  
   NORTH BEACH           0.37   700 AM   3/5  

...CARROLL COUNTY...
   SYKESVILLE            1.77   700 AM   3/5   1.7 MI. SSE
   TANEYTOWN             1.71   700 AM   3/5   3.7 MI. NE
   WESTMINSTER HISTORIC  1.50   700 AM   3/5   1 N - COOP OBSERVER
   MOUNT AIRY            1.43   700 AM   3/5  
   ELDERSBURG            1.42   700 AM   3/5   2.0 MI. SE
   WESTMINSTER           1.40   700 AM   3/5   1.0 MI. W
   WOODBINE              0.66   700 AM   3/5   1.1 MI. WNW

...CHARLES COUNTY...
   WALDORF               0.68   700 AM   3/5   2.4 MI. W

...FREDERICK COUNTY...
   WOLFSVILLE            1.80   700 AM   3/5  
   FREDERICK             1.03   700 AM   3/5   3.5 SSW

...HARFORD COUNTY...
   JARRETTSVILLE         0.76   711 AM   3/5   1.3 MI. N
   ABINGDON              0.43   700 AM   3/5  

...HOWARD COUNTY...
   COLUMBIA              1.00   700 AM   3/5   1.7 MI. W
   ELLICOTT CITY         0.83   700 AM   3/5   1.3 MI. WSW
   ELKRIDGE              0.73   700 AM   3/5   1.8 MI. W

...MONTGOMERY COUNTY...
   COLESVILLE            1.99   700 AM   3/5   1.7 MI. W
   NORBECK               1.95   700 AM   3/5   1.0 MI. SE
   KENSINGTON            1.90   700 AM   3/5  
   ROCKVILLE             1.89   700 AM   3/5   1.5 MI. SSW
   SILVER SPRING         1.82   700 AM   3/5  
   WHITE OAK             1.74   700 AM   3/5   1.7 MI. NW
   POTOMAC CHASE         1.71   700 AM   3/5  
   OLNEY                 1.65   700 AM   3/5  
   TAKOMA PARK           1.20   700 AM   3/5  
   MONTGOMERY VILLAGE    1.06   700 AM   3/5   1.3 MI. SSW

...PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY...
   CAMP SPRINGS          0.88   700 AM   3/5   ANDREWS AFB
   FRIENDLY HILLS        0.74   700 AM   3/5   1.0 MI. N
   LAUREL                0.68   700 AM   3/5   2.0 MI. S
   FOREST HEIGHTS        0.61   700 AM   3/5   1.6 MI. SE
   FORESTVILLE           0.59   700 AM   3/5  
   BRANDYWINE            0.56   700 AM   3/5   6.7 MI. ESE
   BOWIE                 0.53   700 AM   3/5  
   MARLTON               0.52   700 AM   3/5   6.0 MI. E 

...ST. MARY'S COUNTY...
   CHARLOTTE HALL        0.75   700 AM   3/5   3.6 MI. ENE
   HOLLYWOOD             0.57   700 AM   3/5   1.5 MI. NW
   RIDGE                 0.57   700 AM   3/5  
   LEONARDTOWN           0.53   700 AM   3/5  

...WASHINGTON COUNTY...
   FUNKSTOWN             2.73   700 AM   3/5   2.3 MI. SW
   WILLIAMSPORT          2.26   700 AM   3/5   2.8 MI. NNE
   SHARPSBURG            1.46   700 AM   3/5  

VIRGINIA

...ALBEMARLE COUNTY...
   CHARLOTTESVILLE       1.46   700 AM   3/5  

...ARLINGTON COUNTY...
   ARLINGTON             1.80   700 AM   3/5  
   REAGAN NATIONAL       0.84   700 AM   3/5  

...AUGUSTA COUNTY...
   STUARTS DRAFT         1.00   700 AM   3/5  
   CRAIGSVILLE           0.71   700 AM   3/5  
   GREENVILLE            0.43   700 AM   3/5   1.9 NW

...CITY OF ALEXANDRIA...
   ALEXANDRIA            1.04   700 AM   3/5   2.4 MI. NE

...CITY OF FREDERICKSBURG...
   FREDERICKSBURG        2.33   700 AM   3/5   5.2 MI. SSW

...CITY OF MANASSAS...
   MANASSAS              0.95   700 AM   3/5  

...CITY OF WINCHESTER...
   WINCHESTER            1.44   700 AM   3/5   9.4 MI. NW
   WINCHESTER            1.04   700 AM   3/5  

...CULPEPER COUNTY...
   BOSTON                1.00   700 AM   3/5  
   RIXEYVILLE            0.98   700 AM   3/5   6.1 N

...FAIRFAX COUNTY...
   MCLEAN                2.70   700 AM   3/5   1.5 MI. S
   MANTUA                2.58   700 AM   3/5   1.4 MI. S
   LAKE BARCROFT         2.31   700 AM   3/5   0.8 MI. SSW
   FORT BELVOIR/DAV      1.46   700 AM   3/5  
   VIENNA                1.41   700 AM   3/5  
   HERNDON               1.37   700 AM   3/5   3.3 MI. SE
   FRANCONIA             1.18   700 AM   3/5   1.3 SSE
   WASH DC/DULLES        0.93   700 AM   3/5  
   MOUNT VERNON          0.83   700 AM   3/5  

...FAUQUIER COUNTY...
   REMINGTON             1.07   700 AM   3/5   7.8 MI. ESE
   WARRENTON             0.80   700 AM   3/5   5.5 MI. SSE

...FREDERICK COUNTY...
   STEPHENS CITY         0.96   700 AM   3/5   2.2 MI. E
   MIDDLETOWN            0.95   700 AM   3/5  

...GREENE COUNTY...
   STANARDSVILLE         1.78   700 AM   3/5   6.7 MI. SSW

...HIGHLAND COUNTY...
   MUSTOE                1.80   700 AM   3/5  

...LOUDOUN COUNTY...
   STERLING              1.23   700 AM   3/5  
   LEESBURG              1.05   700 AM   3/5  
   ASHBURN               0.86   700 AM   3/5  
   MIDDLEBURG            0.65   700 AM   3/5   2.5 W

...MADISON COUNTY...
   HAYWOOD               1.21   700 AM   3/5  

...ORANGE COUNTY...
   BARBOURSVILLE         1.24   700 AM   3/5   1.1 MI. NW
   ORANGE                0.72   700 AM   3/5  

...PAGE COUNTY...
   LURAY                 1.11   700 AM   3/5  

...PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY...
   WOODBRIDGE            2.51   700 AM   3/5  
   QUANTICO MCAS         1.57   700 AM   3/5  

...RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY...
   SPERRYVILLE           1.93   700 AM   3/5   1.0 MI. NE
   WASHINGTON            1.15   700 AM   3/5   6.9 MI. SSE
   CASTLETON             1.06   700 AM   3/5  

...ROCKINGHAM COUNTY...
   DALE ENTERPRISE       0.48   700 AM   3/5  

...SHENANDOAH COUNTY...
   WOODSTOCK             2.91   700 AM   3/5   
   STRASBURG             0.64   700 AM   3/5   3.7 MI. N
   WOODSTOCK             0.52   700 AM   3/5  
   NEW MARKET            0.47   700 AM   3/5  
   EDINBURG              0.44   700 AM   3/5  

...WARREN COUNTY...
   FRONT ROYAL           1.51   700 AM   3/5   3.2 NNE

WEST VIRGINIA

...BERKELEY COUNTY...
   MARTINSBURG           1.41   700 AM   3/5  

...GRANT COUNTY...
   BAYARD                1.28   700 AM   3/5  
   MOUNT STORM           1.25   700 AM   3/5  

...HAMPSHIRE COUNTY...
   ROMNEY                1.90   700 AM   3/5  

...HARDY COUNTY...
   MOOREFIELD            1.61   700 AM   3/5  

...JEFFERSON COUNTY...
   RANSON                1.97   700 AM   3/5   4 NW COOP OBSERVER
   SHEPHERDSTOWN         1.85   700 AM   3/5  

...MINERAL COUNTY...
   KEYSER                1.63   700 AM   3/5  

***********************PEAK WIND GUST***********************

LOCATION            PEAK WIND    TIME/DATE    COMMENTS
                         GUST       OF
                        (MPH)   MEASUREMENT


MARYLAND

...ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY...
   GLEN BURNIE             58   119 AM   3/5  

...CHARLES COUNTY...
   WHITE PLAINS            73  1219 AM   3/5  

...PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY...
   CAMP SPRINGS            66  1239 AM   3/5  

VIRGINIA

...ARLINGTON COUNTY...
   REAGAN NATIONAL         74  1233 AM   3/5  

...CULPEPER COUNTY...
   CULPEPER                51  1140 PM   3/4  

...WARREN COUNTY...
   FRONT ROYAL             59   758 PM   3/5  

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