Flash Flood Watch issued July 8 at 9:48AM EDT until July 8 at 2:00PM EDT by NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC

alert , Flash Flood Watch

EVENT: Flash Flood Watch
The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* Portions of Maryland, The District of Columbia, Virginia, and
West Virginia, including the following areas, in Maryland,
Anne Arundel, Carroll, Central and Eastern Allegany, Central
and Southeast Howard, Central and Southeast Montgomery,
Charles, Extreme Western Allegany, Frederick MD, Northern
Baltimore, Northwest Howard, Northwest Montgomery, Prince
Georges, Southern Baltimore, and Washington. The District of
Columbia. In Virginia, Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria,
Clarke, Eastern Loudoun, Fairfax, Frederick VA, Northern
Fauquier, Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park, Southern
Fauquier, Stafford, Warren, and Western Loudoun. In West
Virginia, Berkeley, Eastern Mineral, Hampshire, Jefferson,
Morgan, and Western Mineral.

* Until 2 PM EDT this afternoon

* Slow moving showers and thunderstorms have been producing 2 to 4
inches of rainfall in an hour or less. A secondary band of
showers and thunderstorms will be crossing areas with ongoing
flooding, which will only exacerbate flood conditions.

* Expect rapid rises on streams and rivers. Water will quickly
pool in flood prone areas, making roadways impassible.
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.
TARGET AREA: District of Columbia; Southern Fauquier; Western Mineral; Anne Arundel; Fairfax; Warren; Stafford; Extreme Western Allegany; Northern Baltimore; Northwest Howard; Northern Fauquier; Central and Southeast Montgomery; Morgan; Frederick; Southern Baltimore; Jefferson; Central and Eastern Allegany; Carroll; Eastern Loudoun; Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria; Clarke; Berkeley; Prince Georges; Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park; Charles; Hampshire; Washington; Central and Southeast Howard; Frederick; Western Loudoun; Northwest Montgomery; Eastern Mineral

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