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Fall Weather Pattern Arrives

Rain and much cooler temperatures behind a cold front will bring a feeling of fall to the east coast today. In addition, an active fall storm pattern developing in the Pacific Northwest this week will bring areas of heavy rains, and very high elevations could receive heavy snow. Wetting rains to the valley floors will spread south Thu and Fri into northern California,where active fires continue. Read More >

EAS Digital Code Product List for the Baltimore-Washington Weather Forecast Office Broadcast Service Area

 

The following products will include a 1050 Hz tone-alert and SAME (digital coding) :

  • Tornado Watch - TOA
  • Tornado Warning - TOR
  • Severe Thunderstorm Watch - SVA
  • Severe Thunderstorm Warning - SVR
  • Special Marine Warning - SMW
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  • Flash Flood Watch - FFA
  • Flash Flood Warning - FFW
  • River Flood Warning - FLW
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  • Tropical Storm Watch - TRA
  • Tropical Storm Warning - TRW
  • Hurricane Watch - HUA
  • Hurricane Warning - HUW
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  • Winter Storm Warning - WSW
  • Blizzard Warning - BZW
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  • High Wind Warnings - HWW
  • Coastal Flood Warning - CFW
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  • Child Abduction Emergency (Amber) - CAE
  • Civil Danger Warning - CDW
  • Civil Emergency Message - CEM
  • Emergency Action Notification - EAN
  • Earthquake Warning - EQW
  • Alarmed Eviction Warning - EVI
  • Fire Warning - FRW
  • Hazardous Materials Warning - HMW
  • Local Area Emergency - LAE
  • Law Enforcement Warning - LEW
  • Nuclear Power Plant Warning - NUW
  • Radiological Hazard Warning - RHW
  • Shelter in Place Warning - SPW
  • 911 Telephone Emergency Outage - TOE
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  • Weekly Test Message - RWT

Forecaster's Option (but typically NOT toned)

  • Severe Weather Statement - SVS
  • Flash Flood Statement - FFS
  • Flood Statement - FLS
  • Hurricane Local Statement - HLS