A Flood Watch Remains In Effect For the Frederick Area Through Thursday Evening…


The flood watch continues for some Maryland counties

* Portions of DC…Maryland and Virginia, including the following
areas:the District of Columbia. In Maryland, Anne Arundel,
Carroll, Southeast Howard, Central and Southeast Montgomery, and Frederick MD,

* From 5 AM EDT Thursday through Thursday evening

* Heavy rainfall from Zeta could lead to some flooding of small
streams, creeks, and urban areas. Rain amounts of 2 to 3 inches are
expected with locally higher amounts possible, especially in the
metro areas.

* Scattered incidents of flooding due to heavy rain are possible.
Clogged drains due to leaf debris may cause additional flooding
concerns, especially in urban areas.


Do not enter or cross flowing water or water of unknown depth.

Stay away or be swept away. River banks and culverts can become
unstable and unsafe.

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert
for possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding
should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.