Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
939 PM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN ST. MARYS COUNTY IN SOUTHERN MARYLAND...
  WEST CENTRAL CALVERT COUNTY IN SOUTHERN MARYLAND...

* UNTIL 1230 AM EDT

* AT 937 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED
  HEAVY RAIN FALLING ACROSS THE AREA. A TRAINED SPOTTER NEAR
  CLEMENTS REPORTED 3.5 INCHES OF RAIN SO FAR. ADDITIONAL HEAVY
  RAINFALL IS MOVING TOWARD THE WARNED AREA...WITH AMOUNTS UP TO ONE
  INCH IN ONE HOUR POSSIBLE. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN
  SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT ARE EXPECTED TO EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  PRINCE FREDERICK...HALLOWING POINT...SHERIDAN POINT...SAINT CLEMENTS
  BAY...GOLDEN BEACH...MECHANICSVILLE...MORGANZA...COMPTON...AVENUE...
  HELEN...OAKLEY...LOVEVILLE...CLEMENTS...OAKVILLE...ABELL...BARSTOW AND
  BUSHWOOD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

&&

LAT...LON 3823 7669 3823 7672 3822 7675 3823 7678
      3824 7680 3851 7673 3849 7669 3851 7667
      3853 7668 3853 7667 3856 7657

$$

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