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Baltimore City MD-Howard MD-Baltimore MD-
629 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017
...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM EDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN HOWARD AND SOUTHWESTERN BALTIMORE COUNTIES AND
NORTHWESTERN BALTIMORE CITY...
At 628 PM EDT, local law enforcement reported a few flooding
concerns in Howard County and Baltimore City. Will continue to
monitor reports from this area for further flooding.
Around two inches of rain fell in about an hour. Less than one tenth
inch additional rainfall is expected.
Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Baltimore, Columbia, Pikesville, Ellicott City, Catonsville,
Woodlawn, Milford Mill, Lochearn, Ilchester, Oella and Daniels.
Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
LAT...LON 3921 7685 3927 7689 3940 7669 3932 7659
$$Flash Flood Watch
District of Columbia-Northern Baltimore-Southern Baltimore-
Prince Georges-Anne Arundel-Charles-St. Marys-Calvert-
Northwest Montgomery-Central and Southeast Montgomery-
Northwest Howard-Central and Southeast Howard-Northwest Harford-
Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax-
King George-Southern Fauquier-Eastern Loudoun-
Including the cities of Washington, Reisterstown, Cockeysville,
Baltimore, Bowie, Suitland-Silver Hill, Clinton, College Park,
Greenbelt, Laurel, Camp Springs, Glen Burnie, Annapolis, Severn,
South Gate, Severna Park, Arnold, Odenton, St. Charles, Waldorf,
Lexington Park, California, Chesapeake Beach, Huntingtown,
Dunkirk, North Beach, Lusby, Prince Frederick, Germantown,
Damascus, Bethesda, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring,
Lisbon, Columbia, Ellicott City, Jarrettsville, Aberdeen, Orange,
Gordonsville, Culpeper, Dale City, Manassas, Woodbridge,
Lake Ridge, Montclair, Reston, Herndon, Annandale, Centreville,
Chantilly, McLean, Franconia, Arlington, Alexandria, Falmouth,
Fredericksburg, Dahlgren, Turnbull, Leesburg, Ashburn,
643 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT SATURDAY...
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of Maryland, The District of Columbia, and Virginia,
including the following areas, in Maryland, Anne Arundel,
Calvert, Central and Southeast Howard, Central and Southeast
Montgomery, Charles, Northern Baltimore, Northwest Harford,
Northwest Howard, Northwest Montgomery, Prince Georges,
Southeast Harford, Southern Baltimore, and St. Marys. The
District of Columbia. In Virginia, Arlington/Falls
Church/Alexandria, Culpeper, Eastern Loudoun, Fairfax, King
George, Orange, Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park,
Southern Fauquier, Spotsylvania, and Stafford.
* Until 2 AM EDT Saturday
* Thunderstorms with heavy rainfall are expected across the region
through this evening. The potential for training thunderstorms
exists, which could result in several inches of rain in one to
two hours. Soils are already very moist, meaning most of this
rain would rapidly run off.
* Runoff from excessive rainfall may cause rapid rises of water
in low-lying and poor drainage areas as well as streams and
creeks, resulting in flash flooding. Urban areas will be most
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.