Flood Warning
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1036 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA DC-MONTGOMERY MD-
1036 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR SMALL STREAMS IN...
  THE NORTHWESTERN DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA...
  SOUTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN CENTRAL MARYLAND...

* UNTIL 130 AM EDT

* AT 1027 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED
  HEAVY RAIN FELL INTO THE SMALLER STREAMS FEEDING ROCK CREEK IN
  POTOMAC AND GARRETT PARK MARYLAND. THAT HEAVY RAIN IS LIKELY TO
  CAUSE FLOODING ALONG ROCK CREEK AND ROCK CREEK PARKWAY IN EXTREME
  SOUTHERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY AND NORTHWEST WASHINGTON DC.

FLOOD WATERS ARE MOVING DOWN ROCK CREEK ALONG JONES MILL ROAD AND
BEACH DRIVE IN SOUTHERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY TO ROCK CREEK PARK IN
NORTHWEST WASHINGTON DC. THE FLOOD CREST IS EXPECTED TO REACH ROCK
CREEK PARKWAY BETWEEN 10:30 PM EDT AND 11:30 PM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE UP TO
HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO
FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

&&

LAT...LON 3901 7704 3894 7702 3893 7706 3900 7711
      3903 7708

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LEE



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