Region Under A Flash Flood Watch


Flash Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1103 AM EDT Fri Aug 31 2018

District of Columbia-Frederick MD-Carroll-Northern Baltimore-
Southern Baltimore-Prince Georges-Anne Arundel-
Northwest Montgomery-Central and Southeast Montgomery-
Northwest Howard-Central and Southeast Howard-Northwest Harford-
Southeast Harford-Fairfax-Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-
Including the cities of Washington, Frederick, Ballenger Creek,
Eldersburg, Westminster, Reisterstown, Cockeysville, Baltimore,
Bowie, Suitland-Silver Hill, Clinton, College Park, Greenbelt,
Laurel, Camp Springs, Glen Burnie, Annapolis, Severn, South Gate,
Severna Park, Arnold, Odenton, Germantown, Damascus, Bethesda,
Rockville, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring, Lisbon, Columbia,
Ellicott City, Jarrettsville, Aberdeen, Reston, Herndon,
Annandale, Centreville, Chantilly, McLean, Franconia, Arlington,
Alexandria, and Falls Church
1103 AM EDT Fri Aug 31 2018


The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for the District of Columbia, and portions of
  central Maryland and northern Virginia, including the following
  areas, in Maryland, Anne Arundel, Carroll, Central and Southeast
  Howard, Central and Southeast Montgomery, Frederick MD, Northern
  Baltimore, Northwest Harford, Northwest Howard, Northwest
  Montgomery, Prince Georges, Southeast Harford, and Southern
  Baltimore. In Virginia, Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria and

* Through midnight tonight.

* Slow moving thunderstorms capable of producing very heavy rain
  are expected to develop this afternoon and evening.

* High rainfall rates may lead to rapid rises of water in low-
  lying and poor drainage areas as well as some small streams.


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