Quantico, VA

66.6°F / 19.2°C
Heavy Thunderstorms and Rain
Humidity: 98%
Dew Point: 66°F / 19°C
Wind: NNE at 2.2 mph / 3.5 km/h
Pressure: 30.05 in / 1018 hPa (Rising)
Visibility: 1.2 miles / 2.0 kilometers
Clouds: Scattered Clouds (SCT) : 1000 ft / 304 m
Overcast (OVC) : 1600 ft / 487 m
Yesterday's Maximum: 71°F / 22°C
Yesterday's Minimum: 64°F / 18°C
UV: 0 out of 16
Sunrise:7:03 AM EDT
Sunset:6:54 PM EDT
Moon Rise:5:38 AM EDT
Moon Set:6:26 PM EDT
Moon Phase Waning Crescent
Marine Forecast & Tides
NOAA Weather Radio
SPECI KNYG 291007Z AUTO 01010KT 1 1/4SM +TSRA BR SCT010 OVC016 19/19 A3005 RMK AO2 P0027 T01940189 $
As of: 6:04 AM EDT on September 29, 2016
Observed at: Aquia Harbour, Stafford, VA

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Forecast

Today
tstorms
73° | 68°F
23° | 20°C
Friday
chancetstorms
71° | 67°F
22° | 19°C
Saturday
chancetstorms
73° | 65°F
23° | 18°C
Today is forecast to be
nearly the same temperature as yesterday.
Flash Flood Watch in effect through Friday morning...
Rest of the Overnight
Widespread showers. Patchy fog. Lows in the mid 60s. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
Today
Patchy fog in the morning. Widespread showers with isolated thunderstorms in the morning...then widespread showers and scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
Tonight
Widespread showers and scattered thunderstorms in the evening...then widespread showers with isolated thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
Friday
Widespread showers...mainly in the morning. Highs in the upper 60s. Northeast winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
Friday Night
Showers likely. Lows in the lower 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 60s.
Sunday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows around 60.
Monday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.
Wednesday
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.
As of: 4:31 am EDT on September 29, 2016 from station 22134
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Scientific Forecaster Discussion

Warnings & Notices

Areal Flood Warning

Expires 10:45 AM EDT on September 29, 2016
Statement as of 4:46 am EDT on September 29, 2016

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Fairfax County in northern Virginia...
southeastern Prince William County in northern Virginia...
Stafford County in northern Virginia...
southeastern Culpeper County in northern Virginia...
the city of Fairfax in northern Virginia...
the city of Falls Church in northern Virginia...
the city of Fredericksburg in central Virginia...
the city of Alexandria in northern Virginia...
Arlington County in northern Virginia...
Spotsylvania County in central Virginia...
the southeastern city of Manassas Park in northern Virginia...
west central King George County in central Virginia...
southeastern Fauquier County in northern Virginia...

* until 1045 am EDT

* at 446 am EDT... local law enforcement officials reported flooding
in parts of Stafford and Fairfax counties. Up to two inches of
rain have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Arlington... Alexandria... Stafford... Dale City... Reston...
Annandale... Springfield... Fredericksburg... Fairfax... fort Hunt...
Vienna... Groveton... Falls Church... Huntington... Mantua... Fort
Belvoir... Pimmit Hills... Woodbridge... Quantico and Fairview Beach.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around... don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


Lat... Lon 3800 7767 3808 7779 3904 7729 3902 7725
      3898 7725 3897 7715 3888 7704 3874 7703
      3868 7711 3862 7712 3858 7724 3841 7728
      3836 7726 3836 7722 3822 7729 3824 7729
      3824 7737 3799 7766


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Flash Flood Watch

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on September 30, 2016
Statement as of 12:35 am EDT on September 29, 2016

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Friday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Maryland... the District of Columbia... Virginia and
West Virginia... including the following areas... in Maryland...
Anne Arundel... Calvert... Carroll... central and eastern
Allegany... central and southeast Howard... central and
southeast Montgomery... Charles... extreme western Allegany...
Frederick MD... northern Baltimore... northwest Harford...
northwest Howard... northwest Montgomery... Prince Georges...
southeast Harford... southern Baltimore... St. Marys and
Washington. The District of Columbia. In Virginia...
Albemarle... Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria... Augusta...
central Virginia Blue Ridge... Clarke... Culpeper... eastern
Loudoun... Fairfax... Frederick VA... Greene... King George...
Madison... Nelson... northern Fauquier... northern Virginia Blue
Ridge... Orange... Page... Prince William/Manassas/Manassas
Park... Rappahannock... Rockingham... Shenandoah... southern
Fauquier... Spotsylvania... Stafford... Warren and western
Loudoun. In West Virginia... Berkeley... eastern Grant... eastern
Mineral... Hampshire... Hardy... Jefferson... Morgan... western
Grant and western Mineral.

* Into Friday morning

* a powerful low pressure system over the Midwest will bring
periods of heavy rain to our area into Friday morning.

* Widespread rainfall amounts of 4 to 8 inches are expected.
Localized amounts up to a foot of rain are possible...
including along the eastern slopes of the northern Virginia
Blue Ridge and Catoctin Mountain in Maryland.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

These next few days will be a dangerous time... requiring more
than the usual awareness... planning and preparations.

If you are near streams or drainage ditches... keep an eye on them
and be ready to quickly seek higher ground. Water may rise
rapidly.

Clear out storm drains.

Those prone to basement flooding should prepare. Communities
prone to flooding should prepare.

Continue to check in on the forecast for updates.

Warnings will be issued for areas where flooding is imminent.
Ensure you get warnings from the National Weather Service through
your Mobile phone and or NOAA Weather Radio.

Be prepared to take action if a warning is issued for where you
are or if flooding is observed.

Ensure your kids dont play near flood waters.

Remember if you come across water crossing a Road... turn around
dont drown!



Melliott



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