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…Tonight A Tornado Watch is in effect for the entire outlook area until 3 AM. Two rounds of showers and scattered thunderstorms are expected this evening and overnight. The main severe weather threats are damaging wind gusts and an isolated tornado. Heavy rain in thunderstorms may lead to isolated instances of flooding. .
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday Strong winds with isolated wind damage are possible Monday. Gusts up to 50 mph are possible, especially in the afternoon and early evening. A Gale Warning is in effect for the waters Monday and may need to be extended into Monday evening. .
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT… Spotter activation is likely this evening or tonight.