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Radar valid at 200 am EDT, May 7th 2022

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DCZ001-MDZ011-013-014-503>506-VAZ052>054-501-505-506-061515-
/O.NEW.KLWX.FA.A.0003.220506T2100Z-220507T0600Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
District of Columbia-Southern Baltimore-Prince Georges-Anne Arundel-
Northwest Montgomery-Central and Southeast Montgomery-Northwest
Howard-Central and Southeast Howard-Prince William/Manassas/Manassas
Park-Fairfax-Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Northern Fauquier-
Western Loudoun-Eastern Loudoun-
Including the cities of Silver Spring, South Gate, Bowie, Arlington,
Annapolis, Manassas, Odenton, Damascus, Falls Church, Purcellville,
Bethesda, Chantilly, Centreville, Sterling, College Park, Columbia,
Herndon, Severna Park, Greenbelt, Germantown, Leesburg, McLean, Camp
Springs, Rockville, Arnold, Dale City, Suitland-Silver Hill, Lake
Ridge, Laurel, Severn, Reston, Montclair, Baltimore, Alexandria,
Clinton, Glen Burnie, Ashburn, Ellicott City, Woodbridge,
Washington, Annandale, Warrenton, Lisbon, Gaithersburg, and Franconia
313 AM EDT Fri May 6 2022

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

* WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible.

* WHERE...DC and portions of Maryland and northern Virginia,
including the following areas: the District of Columbia. In
Maryland, Anne Arundel, Central and Southeast Howard, Central and
Southeast Montgomery, Northwest Howard, Northwest Montgomery,
Prince Georges and Southern Baltimore. In northern Virginia,
Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria, Eastern Loudoun, Fairfax,
Northern Fauquier, Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park and
Western Loudoun.

* WHEN...From this afternoon through late tonight.

* IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers,
creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- Widespread rainfall totals of 1-3 inches are expected through
tonight. This may lead to localized instances of flooding.
- http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood
Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared
to take action should flooding develop.

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