FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING

alert , Flash Flood Watch

Message: Update
EVENT: Flash Flood Watch
ALERT:
The Flash Flood Watch continues for

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

* Through this evening

* A cold front will drop southward into the area today. This front
will become the focus for slow moving thunderstorms this afternoon
and evening. Because of the slow motion and ample moisture in the
atmosphere, storms may drop 2 to 4 inches of rain in a short
period of time, resulting in flash flooding.

* Heavy rainfall in a short amount of time can result in rapid rises
of water in streams, creeks, and urban areas.
INSTRUCTIONS:
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; Garrett; Washington; Frederick; Carroll; Northern Baltimore; Southern Baltimore; Prince Georges; Anne Arundel; Charles; St. Marys; Calvert; Extreme Western Allegany; Central and Eastern Allegany; Northwest Montgomery; Central and Southeast Montgomery; Northwest Howard; Central and Southeast Howard; Shenandoah; Frederick; Warren; Clarke; Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park; Fairfax; Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria; Northern Fauquier; Western Loudoun; Eastern Loudoun; Hampshire; Morgan; Berkeley; Jefferson; Hardy; Western Grant; Eastern Grant; Western Mineral; Eastern Mineral
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