...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of Maryland, The District of Columbia, Virginia, and panhandle West 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, Southern Baltimore, and Washington. The District of Columbia. In Virginia, Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria, Clarke, Eastern Loudoun, Fairfax, Frederick VA, Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park, and Western Loudoun. In panhandle West Virginia, Berkeley, Jefferson, and Morgan. * From 3 PM EDT this afternoon through late tonight * Multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms capable of producing heavy rainfall are likely. Areal average rainfall of 1 to 2 inches is expected, with isolated totals of 4 inches possible. Much of this rain may fall in short periods of time in any one given location, resulting in the risk for flash flooding this afternoon and tonight. 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, Sterling, Va.