Tornoado Watch has been cancelled for Frederick & Washington Cos.
The National Weather Service has put a Flash Flood Warning in affect for Southeastern Frederick County, North Central Montgomery County, South Central Carroll County and Northwestern Howard County. The warning was originally scheduled to expire at 10:15 PM Monday, but has been extended until 1:30 AM on Tuesday.
The National Weather Doppler Radar indicates that very heavy rain capable of causing flash floods has been detected. The areas affected include Damascus, Gamber, Green Valley, Mount Airy, New Market, Oakland and Sykesville.
The Weather Service says most flood deaths occurr in automobiles. Motorists are urged not to attempt to drive through roads covered by water. The advice is "turn around, don't drown."
The Carroll County Sheriff's Office is investigating reports that a tornado touched down in the Woodbine area on Monday night. A news release says that emergency communiactions reported at 7:15 PM that doppler radar indicated a tornado was expected to touch the ground. It hasn't been confirmed whether a twister that came down in that area. There are no reports of any damage or injuries, according to the Sheriff's Office.