Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
158 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

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ST. MARYS MD-
158 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN ST. MARYS COUNTY IN SOUTHERN MARYLAND...

* UNTIL 800 AM EDT FRIDAY

* AT 154 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED
  MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN OVER THE AREA.
  THE RAIN WILL CAUSE FLOODING. RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN 5 AND 7
  INCHES HAVE ALREADY FALLEN IN THE WARNED AREA AND AN ADDITIONAL 1
  TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN ARE POSSIBLE IN THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  PINEY POINT...DAMERON...AND RIDGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...FARMLAND...AND OTHER LOW LYING
SPOTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3808 7649 3817 7658 3820 7660 3826 7634
      3802 7630

$$

MJM


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