Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
445 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016


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NORTHERN BALTIMORE-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-ANNE ARUNDEL-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST HOWARD-NORTHWEST HARFORD-SOUTHEAST HARFORD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...REISTERSTOWN...COCKEYSVILLE...
BALTIMORE...GLEN BURNIE...ANNAPOLIS...SEVERN...SOUTH GATE...
SEVERNA PARK...ARNOLD...ODENTON...COLUMBIA...ELLICOTT CITY...
JARRETTSVILLE...ABERDEEN
445 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL MARYLAND AND
  NORTHERN MARYLAND...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL
  MARYLAND...ANNE ARUNDEL AND CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST HOWARD. IN
  NORTHERN MARYLAND...NORTHERN BALTIMORE...NORTHWEST HARFORD...
  SOUTHEAST HARFORD AND SOUTHERN BALTIMORE.

* FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING

* AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP TONIGHT OVER
  SOUTHERN VIRGINIA AND TRACK NORTHEAST ACROSS NORTHEAST MARYLAND
  AND NEW JERSEY FRIDAY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
  LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO FRIDAY MORNING. GIVEN AMPLE MOISTURE
  AND INSTABILITY, SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF
  PRODUCING TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS WITH RAINFALL RATES OF AN INCH OR
  TWO PER HOUR AND RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS,
  CREEKS AND URBAN AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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