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06/18/14 15:35Due to a gas main break, Route 123 from Flint Hill Road to Nutley Street has been shutdown in both directions. Motorist should avoid area if at all possible.
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06/17/14 10:44I-95 Southbound at exit 167, Dump truck on fire. All lanes are blocked. Motorist should avoid area if possible.
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06/13/14 15:53Lee Jackson Mem Hwy (Rt.50) in front of Fair Oaks Mall is now open in both directions to traffic again. Flood waters have receded.
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06/13/14 14:29Lee Jackson Mem Hwy (Rt. 50) impacted by high water near Fair Oaks Mall. East bound traffic diverted to West Ox Rd, West bound traffic diverted into mall.
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06/11/14 20:55BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
846 PM EDT WED JUN 11 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
SOUTHERN FREDERICK COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL MARYLAND...
WESTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN CENTRAL MARYLAND...
CENTRAL WASHINGTON COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL MARYLAND...
EASTERN JEFFERSON COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF WEST VIRGINIA...
NORTHEASTERN BERKELEY COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF WEST VIRGINIA...
NORTHERN LOUDOUN COUNTY IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA...
CITY OF FALLS CHURCH IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA...

NORTHERN FAIRFAX COUNTY IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 930 PM EDT

* AT 842 PM EDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE DETECTED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM CHARLES TOWN TO WOLF TRAP...AND WERE MOVING NORTH AT
25 MPH. THIS LINE OF STORMS IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS
IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
NEERSVILLE...
ROCKVILLE...
POOLESVILLE...
NORTH POTOMAC...
POINT OF ROCKS...
GAITHERSBURG...
BRUNSWICK...
MONTGOMERY VILLAGE...
GERMANTOWN...
BOYDS...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS IS A DANGEROUS LINE OF STORMS. IF YOU ARE IN ITS PATH...PREPARE
IMMEDIATELY FOR DAMAGING WIND GUSTS AND FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING. MOVE INDOORS TO A STURDY BUILDING AND STAY AWAY FROM
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06/11/14 15:46WATCH COUNTY NOTIFICATION FOR WATCHES 280/281
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
325 PM EDT WED JUN 11 2014

TORNADO WATCH 280 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR
THE FOLLOWING AREAS

THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

IN MARYLAND THIS WATCH INCLUDES 8 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL MARYLAND

HOWARD,MONTGOMERY,PRINCE GEORGES

IN NORTH CENTRAL MARYLAND

CARROLL,FREDERICK,WASHINGTON

IN SOUTHERN MARYLAND

CHARLES

IN WESTERN MARYLAND

ALLEGANY

IN VIRGINIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 9 COUNTIES

IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA

ARLINGTON,FAIRFAX,FAUQUIER,LOUDOUN,PRINCE WILLIAM

IN NORTHWEST VIRGINIA

CLARKE,FREDERICK,SHENANDOAH,WARREN
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06/11/14 08:09NOTICE – The Fairfax County Community Emergency Alert Network (CEAN) is transitioning to a new and improved emergency alert system called “Fairfax Alerts” on June 19, 2014. As an existing CEAN user, you will continue to receive alerts until October 1, 2014.

However, Fairfax County strongly encourages all existing CEAN users to create a NEW Fairfax Alerts account starting on June 19, 2014 to continue receiving alerts after October 1, 2014. No changes are necessary on your current CEAN account. Take full advantage of the new system’s features and learn more at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/alerts.

Stay informed – share with family, friends and co-workers!
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06/10/14 12:38Flash Flood Watch from 6/10/2014 2:00 PM to 6/11/2014 2:00 AM EDT for Fairfax County.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF MARYLAND...THE DISTRICT OF
COLUMBIA AND NORTHERN VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
AREAS...IN MARYLAND...ANNE ARUNDEL...CARROLL...FREDERICK MD...
HARFORD...HOWARD...MONTGOMERY...NORTHERN BALTIMORE...PRINCE
GEORGES AND SOUTHERN BALTIMORE. THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. IN
NORTHERN VIRGINIA...ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA...
FAIRFAX...LOUDOUN AND PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* HEAVY RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN OVER PORTIONS OF NORTHERN
VIRGINIA...CENTRAL MARYLAND...AND WASHINGTON DC TODAY. THERE IS THE
POSSIBILITY THAT MORE HEAVY RAIN WILL FALL WITH THUNDERSTORMS
THIS AFTERNOON. ANY STORMS THAT FORM WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO
PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.
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