The Flood Watch is in affect until 9:00 PM Wed.
Flood Watch National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 127 PM EDT Wed Aug 10 2022 MDZ001-003-004-501-502-VAZ028-031-WVZ050>053-055-501>504-110100- /O.EXA.KLWX.FA.A.0018.000000T0000Z-220811T0100Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Garrett-Washington-Frederick MD-Extreme Western Allegany-Central and Eastern Allegany-Frederick VA-Clarke-Hampshire-Morgan-Berkeley- Jefferson-Hardy-Western Grant-Eastern Grant-Western Mineral-Eastern Mineral- Including the cities of Ballenger Creek, Frederick, Petersburg, Frostburg, Fort Ashby, Antioch, Mountain Lake Park, Grantsville, Moorefield, Romney, Hagerstown, Ridgeville, Oakland, Mount Storm, Berryville, Headsville, Bayard, Martinsburg, Elk Garden, Russelldale, Keyser, Shepherdstown, Charles Town, Cumberland, New Creek, Paw Paw, and Winchester 127 PM EDT Wed Aug 10 2022 ...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING... * WHAT...Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible. * WHERE...Portions of Maryland, northwest Virginia and West Virginia, including the following areas: in Maryland, Central and Eastern Allegany, Extreme Western Allegany, Frederick MD, Garrett and Washington. In northwest Virginia, Clarke and Frederick VA. In West Virginia, Berkeley, Eastern Grant, Eastern Mineral, Hampshire, Hardy, Jefferson, Morgan, Western Grant and Western Mineral. * WHEN...Until 9 PM EDT this evening. * IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - Showers and numerous thunderstorms are expected this afternoon into this evening. Rainfall amounts will average around 1 to 1.5 inches across the area, but locally higher amounts of 2 to 4 inches are likely and much of that may fall in a one to two hour timeframe. Heavy rain in short periods of time may cause creeks and streams to rapidly rise out of their banks along with potential flash flooding in urban areas. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.
By The National Weather Service, Sterling, Va.