Flash Flood Watch To Take Effect At 5PM Thurs.

It will continue through late Thurs. night.

The National Weather Service in Sterling, Va. has issued a  Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 5 pm EDT this afternoon through late tonight…

The Weather Service says thunderstorms with heavy rainfall are expected late today and tonight. Repeated thunderstorms with heavy rainfall over the
same area may result in flash flooding. Widespread rainfall
amounts of 1 to 2 inches are expected on average…with locally
heavier amounts possible.

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.

Among the areas covered by the Flash Flood Watch include Frederick, Carroll, Washington Counties, and northwest and southeast Montgomery County;  and northwest, central and southeast Howard County;  western and eastern Loudon County, Va.:  and Berkeley and Jefferson Counties in W.Va.