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From DC Alerts:
“The National Weather Service (NWS) reports a strong cold front will impact the region Wednesday into early Thursday. The potential exists for heavy rainfall and flooding in and around the District. NWS expects a few strong thunderstorms capable of producing damaging wind gusts of up to 50 to 60 MPH will be possible starting late morning Wednesday continuing through rush hour with the heaviest of the rainfall tapering off Wednesday night. Expect light rain to continue through Thursday.
Minor coastal flooding is likely along the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay and tidal Potomac River Wednesday into Thursday. Moderate coastal flooding is also possible at sensitive sites Wednesday and Wednesday night.
Please clear all catch basins and drains to prevent flooding”