Flash Flood Watch In Effect For Frederick County


The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of Maryland, The District of Columbia, Virginia, and
  West Virginia, including the following areas, in Maryland,
  Anne Arundel, Calvert, Carroll, Central and Southeast Howard,
  Central and Southeast Montgomery, Charles, Frederick, Northern
  Baltimore, Northwest Harford, Northwest Howard, Northwest
  Montgomery, Prince Georges, Southeast Harford, Southern
  Baltimore, St. Marys, and Washington. The District of
  Columbia. In Virginia, Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria,
  Clarke, Eastern Loudoun, Fairfax, Frederick, King George,
  Northern Fauquier, Prince William, Southern Fauquier,
  Stafford, Warren, and Western Loudoun. In West Virginia,
  Berkeley, Hampshire, Jefferson, and Morgan.

* Through Tuesday evening

* Rainfall associated with Tropical Storm Isaias is expected to
  start spreading northward late tonight and continue into Tuesday
  evening. Widespread rainfall totals of 3 to 6 inches are
  expected with localized higher amounts possible. Rain amounts
  will be highest near and east of the Interstate 95 corridor.

* This amount of rain is likely to result in significant flash
  flooding of small streams and creeks Monday night into Tuesday


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.