The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a * Flood Warning for... Central Frederick County in north central Maryland... * Until 615 PM EDT Thursday. * At 1211 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated that 1 to 3 inches of rain has fallen across the warned area. However, heavier amounts of rain around 3 to 5 inches fell in nearby areas that drain into the Monocacy River. Therefore, the water levels continue to rise along the Monocacy. * Some locations that will experience flooding include... Frederick... Harry Grove Stadium... Ballenger Creek... Walkersville... Discovery-Spring Garden... Linganore-Bartonsville... Buckeystown... Utica... Park Mills... PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.
By The National Weather Service, Sterling, Va.