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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
534 AM EST Wed Mar 3 2021

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Maryland...Virginia...

  Potomac River at Edwards Ferry affecting Loudoun and Montgomery
  Counties.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.

Additional information is available at www.weather.gov/washington or
www.weather.gov/baltimore.


MDC031-VAC107-031900-
/O.CON.KLWX.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-210303T1900Z/
/EDFM2.1.ER.210302T0427Z.210302T2115Z.210303T1300Z.UU/
534 AM EST Wed Mar 3 2021

...The Flood Warning remains in effect...

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Potomac River at Edwards Ferry.
* Until this afternoon.
* At 4:45 AM EST Wednesday the stage was 15.9 feet, or 0.9 feet
  above flood stage.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending
  at 4:45 AM EST Wednesday was 16.2 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage this
  morning and continue falling to 9.4 feet Friday evening.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet, Water reaches the boat ramp and lower
  parking area at Edwards Ferry, and begins to inundate areas near
  Whites Ferry.
* Flood History...No available flood history.

&&

River Name     Fld      Observed    Wed   Wed   Thu     Crest
Location       Stg   Stg  Day/Time  1PM   7PM   1AM   Stg Time Date

Potomac River
Edwards Ferry  15.0  15.9 Wed 4 am  14.3  13.5  12.7   MSG  unknown


&&

LAT...LON 3923 7744 3913 7745 3908 7730 3903 7736
      3905 7745 3911 7755 3920 7754

$$

BJL

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
344 AM EST Wed Mar 3 2021

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Virginia...

  James River At Richmond Westham affecting City of Richmond,
  Chesterfield and Henrico independent cities.

For the Lower James Basin...including Richmond Westham,
Cartersville, Richmond Locks...Minor flooding is forecast.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.

Additional information is available at www.weather.gov.

The next statement will be issued by noon today.

&&


VAC041-087-760-032045-
/O.CON.KAKQ.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-210304T0600Z/
/RMDV2.1.ER.210302T0630Z.210302T2300Z.210304T0000Z.NO/
344 AM EST Wed Mar 3 2021

...The Flood Warning remains in effect...

The Flood Warning continues for
  the James River At Richmond Westham.
* Until late tonight.
* At 2:30 AM EST Wednesday the stage was 12.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending
  at 2:30 AM EST Wednesday was 12.6 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage this
  evening and continue falling to 9.3 feet Friday evening.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet, minor flooding occurs along both banks, but
  no damage occurs at this level.
* Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 12.6
  feet on 12/29/2018.


&&

LAT...LON 3770 7780 3756 7744 3747 7748 3753 7770
      3760 7784

$$

EI


Coastal Flood Advisory


Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
524 AM EST Wed Mar 3 2021

DCZ001-031800-
/O.CON.KLWX.CF.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-210303T1800Z/
District of Columbia-
524 AM EST Wed Mar 3 2021

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Up to one foot of inundation above ground level in low
  lying areas due to tidal flooding.

* WHERE...Shoreline in the District of Columbia.

* WHEN...Until 1 PM EST.

* IMPACTS...Low lying areas near Fletcher`s Boathouse begin to
  flood. Water also begins to overflow the banks near the mouth
  of Rock Creek. Portions of the Swamp Trail on Roosevelt Island
  are flooded. Shoreline inundation is expected along portions
  of the seawall adjacent to Ohio Drive and the Hains Point Loop
  Road, and near the Tidal Basin and Jefferson Memorial.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Tides one to two feet above normal. The
  next high tide at Washington Channel is at 10:52 AM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If travel is required, allow extra time as some roads may be
closed. Do not drive around barricades or through water of
unknown depth. Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone
property.

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
343 AM EST Wed Mar 3 2021

ANZ534-543-031645-
/O.CAN.KLWX.SC.Y.0053.000000T0000Z-210303T1700Z/
/O.NEW.KLWX.SC.Y.0054.210304T1100Z-210304T2300Z/
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point MD to Smith Point VA-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth
Island-
343 AM EST Wed Mar 3 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM EST
THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED THIS MORNING...

* WHAT...Northwest winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts around 25 kt.

* WHERE...Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point MD to Smith Point VA
  and Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding
  Bloodsworth Island.

* WHEN...From 6 AM to 6 PM EST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
343 AM EST Wed Mar 3 2021

ANZ531>533-537-539>541-031645-
/O.CAN.KLWX.SC.Y.0053.000000T0000Z-210303T1100Z/
/O.NEW.KLWX.SC.Y.0054.210304T1100Z-210304T2300Z/
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point MD-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach MD-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point MD-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island MD to Smith Point VA-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-Eastern Bay-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
343 AM EST Wed Mar 3 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM EST
THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED THIS MORNING...

* WHAT...Northwest winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts around 25 kt.

* WHERE...Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island MD to Drum Point MD,
  Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island MD to Smith Point VA, Chester
  River to Queenstown MD, Eastern Bay, and Choptank River to
  Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River.

* WHEN...From 6 AM to 6 PM EST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
343 AM EST Wed Mar 3 2021

ANZ530-535-536-538-542-031645-
/O.NEW.KLWX.SC.Y.0054.210304T1100Z-210304T2300Z/
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island MD-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head MD-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island MD-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
343 AM EST Wed Mar 3 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM EST
THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Northwest winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts around 25 kt.

* WHERE...Tidal Potomac River from Key Bridge to Cobb Island MD,
  Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island MD, Patapsco River
  including Baltimore Harbor, and Patuxent River to Broomes
  Island MD.

* WHEN...From 6 AM to 6 PM EST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
507 AM EST Wed Mar 3 2021

MDZ003>006-503-505-507-VAZ025>031-036>040-050-051-501-502-505>508-
WVZ050>053-055-041000-
Washington-Frederick MD-Carroll-Northern Baltimore-
Northwest Montgomery-Northwest Howard-Northwest Harford-Augusta-
Rockingham-Shenandoah-Frederick VA-Page-Warren-Clarke-Nelson-
Albemarle-Greene-Madison-Rappahannock-Orange-Culpeper-
Northern Fauquier-Southern Fauquier-Western Loudoun-
Eastern Loudoun-Northern Virginia Blue Ridge-
Central Virginia Blue Ridge-Hampshire-Morgan-Berkeley-Jefferson-
Hardy-
507 AM EST Wed Mar 3 2021

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of eastern West
Virginia, northern and central Virginia, and central and western
Maryland.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Please consult the latest Flood Warnings for ongoing flooding on
the Potomac River.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Charleston WV
410 AM EST Wed Mar 3 2021

WVZ523-526-040915-
Northwest Pocahontas-Southeast Randolph-
410 AM EST Wed Mar 3 2021

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northeast West
Virginia.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Winds may gust to around 35 mph across the higher ridges tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

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