Flash Flood Watch In Affect Wed. Morning Through Thurs. Morning.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a
* Flash Flood Watch for portions of DC, Maryland and Virginia,
including the following areas: in DC, District of Columbia. In
Maryland, Anne Arundel, Carroll, Cecil, 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,
Culpeper, Eastern Loudoun, Fairfax, Greene, Madison, Northern
Fauquier, Northern Virginia Blue Ridge, Prince
William/Manassas/Manassas Park, Rappahannock, Southern Fauquier
and Western Loudoun.
* From Wednesday morning through Thursday morning.
* The remnants of Ida will interact with a stalled front, resulting
in a prolonged period of heavy rainfall beginning Wednesday
morning and continuing through Wednesday night. Rainfall amounts
of 2 to 4 inches are expected, with localized amounts up to 6
* This amount of heavy rainfall will not only result in the
potential for considerable flash flooding of creeks, small
streams, and urban areas, but also the potential for river
flooding on the main stem rivers.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.
By The National Weather Service, Stirling, Va.