SoMD weather and tides for Friday, March 2, 2018

Weather reporting station:

St Marys County Airport (K2W6)

Lat: 38.32°N Lon: 76.55°W Elev: 144 ft.

Friday

A chance of rain and snow showers before 10 am, then a slight chance of rain showers between 10 am and 1 pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 49. Windy, with a northwest wind 24 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Windy, with a northwest wind 21 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.
No tides posted today due to weather.
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC

District of Columbia-Frederick MD-Prince Georges-Anne Arundel- Charles-St. Marys-Calvert-Northwest Montgomery- Central and Southeast Montgomery-Northwest Howard-
Central and Southeast Howard-Rappahannock- Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax- Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Stafford-King George- Northern Fauquier-Southern Fauquier-Western Loudoun-
Eastern Loudoun-

Including the cities of Washington, Frederick, Ballenger Creek, Bowie, Suitland-Silver Hill, Clinton, College Park, Greenbelt, Laurel, Camp Springs, Glen Burnie, Annapolis, Severn, South Gate,
Severna Park, Arnold, Odenton, St. Charles, Waldorf, Lexington Park, California, Chesapeake Beach, Huntingtown, Dunkirk, North Beach, Lusby, Prince Frederick, Germantown,
Damascus, Bethesda, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring, Lisbon, Columbia, Ellicott City, Dale City, Manassas, Woodbridge, Lake Ridge, Montclair, Reston, Herndon, Annandale, Centreville,
Chantilly, McLean, Franconia, Arlington, Alexandria, Falmouth, Dahlgren, Warrenton, Turnbull, Purcellville, Leesburg, Ashburn, and Sterling


HIGH WIND WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM EST SATURDAY

* TIMING...Midnight tonight through Friday night.

* WINDS...Northwest 25 to 40 mph with gusts around 60 to 70 mph. The strongest winds will be Friday morning through Friday evening.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.




Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC



Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island MD- 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- Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point MD to Smith Point VA- Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head MD-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island MD- Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island MD to Smith Point VA- Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-Eastern Bay- Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River- Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-District of Columbia-Southern Baltimore-Prince Georges- Anne Arundel-Charles-St. Marys-Calvert-Southeast Harford-
Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax- Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Stafford-Spotsylvania- King George-


This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the Maryland portion of the Chesapeake Bay, Tidal Potomac River, and adjacent counties in central Maryland and northern Virginia as well as the District of
Columbia.

DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

A High Wind Warning is in effect for the southern suburbs of Baltimore, central and southern Maryland and the Washington Metropolitan area, beginning at midnight. Damaging winds are
likely, which may result in wind damage and power outages.

A Gale Warning is effect for the waters beginning at midnight.

DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

A High Wind Warning is in effect for the entire area Friday through Friday night. Damaging winds are expected, which will result in widespread wind damage and numerous power outages.

A Storm Warning is in effect for all the waters for Friday through Friday night. Gale conditions are expected Saturday and possibly into Saturday night.

SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Please report any wind damage to the National Weather Service.

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