The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of north central Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia, including the following areas, in north central Maryland, Frederick MD and Washington. In Virginia, Clarke, Culpeper, Frederick VA, Madison, Northern Fauquier, Northern Virginia Blue Ridge, Page, Rappahannock, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Warren, and Western Loudoun. In West Virginia, Berkeley, Hampshire, Hardy, Jefferson, and Morgan. * Until 10 PM EDT this evening * Numerous showers and thunderstorms capable of producing heavy rainfall will develop through the afternoon and evening. The heaviest showers and storms can produce one to three inches of rainfall in a short amount of time on already saturated ground. * Rapid rises of creeks and streams will be possible due to torrential rainfall, potentially spilling beyond their banks. Flash flooding may develop quickly. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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.
By The National Weather Service