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D.C. weather forecast: Sandy brings high wind warning, flood watch

October 28, 2012 - 11:10 PM
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Dangerous weather conditions will overspread the mid-Atlantic overnight and into Monday. Very strong winds and heavy rain will cause power and travel disruptions.

Overnight: Increasing Rain and Wind

Lows: 48°-53° | Wind: North 20-30 mph +

Monday: Heavy Rain, Very Windy

Highs: 50°-55° | Wind: North 30-50 mph +

Tuesday: Periods of Rain, Windy

Highs: near 50° | Wind: W-Southwest 25-40 mph +

High Wind Warning from 8 A.M. Monday through 8 P.M. Tuesday

Flood Watch  through Tuesday evening

Hurricane Force Wind Warning for Chesapeake Bay through Tuesday evening

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Rainfall totals will range from four to nine inches with higher amounts likely across the Delmarva.



As the system loses its tropical characteristics, it will slowly move into southern Pennsylvania on Tuesday keeping gusty winds and periods of heavy rain in the forecast for the D.C. area. Here is the latest track of Sandy.


Elevations above 2,000 feet in western Maryland and West Virginia may see heavy snow.

Gradual clearing is likely by late Wednesday.

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