Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
923 AM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

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ST. MARYS MD-CALVERT MD-
923 AM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS IN...
  ST. MARYS COUNTY IN SOUTHERN MARYLAND...
  CALVERT COUNTY IN SOUTHERN MARYLAND...

* UNTIL 115 PM EDT

* AT 922 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN OVER THE AREA. THE RAIN WILL CAUSE
  FLOODING...ESPECIALLY IN LOW-LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS...AND
  IN URBANIZED AREAS. 4 TO 5 INCHES OF RAIN ARE ESTIMATED TO HAVE
  FALLEN IN THE PRINCE FREDERICK AREA...AND MORE HEAVY RAIN IS
  OCCURRING TO THE SOUTH OF THIS OVER CALVERT AND SAINT MARYS
  COUNTIES.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  LEXINGTON PARK...CHESAPEAKE RANCH ESTATES...LEONARDTOWN...PRINCE
  FREDERICK...FLAG HARBOR...CALVERT CLIFFS...HALLOWING POINT...
  CUCKOLD CREEK...GREENWELL STATE PARK...BREEZY POINT...SAINT LEONARD
  CREEK...SHERIDAN POINT...SAINT CLEMENTS BAY...TOWN CREEK...WICOMICO
  RIVER...WHITE POINT BEACH...CALIFORNIA...GOLDEN BEACH...LUSBY AND
  PATUXENT RIVER NAVAL AIR STATION.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
WARNED AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 3821 7671 3823 7679 3825 7685 3826 7686
      3825 7683 3828 7682 3834 7685 3866 7651
      3852 7648 3839 7635 3832 7639 3822 7633

$$

JE



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