Several roads are closed due to high water from heavy rains.
The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for Frederick County until 8:45 AM Wednesday. Officials are reporting several roads closed due to high water from the heavy rains. Here is a partial list.
Rt. 550, North/South, at Woodsboro Pike
Rt. 80, Bennett Creek Avenue
Rt. 355, North/South, Big Woods Road
Rt. 77, South/North, Between Frushour Road & Old Frederick Road
Michaels Mill Road Between Rts. 80 & 85
Rt. 355 near Urbana High School
Ijamsville Road at Mussetter Road
Hessong Bridge Road at the bridge
Flooding is reported on Biggs Ford Road, Glissan Mill Road, Hornest Nest Road, Stauffer Road, Daysville Road, Crum Road and Friends Creek Road.
Rt. 194, North/South, Keysville Rd.
Rt. 75, North/South, Main Street
Rt. 31, North/South, Chruch Street
Rt. 75, North/South, at Rt. 84
The National Weather Service has also issued a Flood Warning for the Monocacy River near Frederick. The River is expected to rise above flood stage Thursday morning. Flood stage is 15.0 Feet. The waters will reach 16.4-feet by early Thursday morning, and then begin to fall in the evening. Moderate flooding is expected.
The Weather Service says water is approaching the parking lot of the Gambrill Mill at the Monocacy National Battlefield. Backwater flooding is likely from Carroll Creek approaching the underside of the bridge leading to the city's wastewater treatment plant.