Flash Flood Watch
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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
848 PM EDT MON JUN 1 2015

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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-FREDERICK-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-
SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL-CHARLES-
NORTHWEST MONTGOMERY-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MONTGOMERY-
NORTHWEST HOWARD-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST HOWARD-NORTHWEST HARFORD-
SOUTHEAST HARFORD-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-GREENE-
MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-ORANGE-CULPEPER-
PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-
NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-WESTERN LOUDOUN-
EASTERN LOUDOUN-NORTHERN VA BLUE RIDGE-HAMPSHIRE-JEFFERSON-HARDY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WASHINGTON...FREDERICK...
BALLENGER CREEK...ELDERSBURG...WESTMINSTER...REISTERSTOWN...
COCKEYSVILLE...BALTIMORE...BOWIE...SUITLAND-SILVER HILL...
CLINTON...COLLEGE PARK...GREENBELT...LAUREL...CAMP SPRINGS...
GLEN BURNIE...ANNAPOLIS...SEVERN...SOUTH GATE...SEVERNA PARK...
ARNOLD...ODENTON...ST. CHARLES...WALDORF...HARRISONBURG...
STRASBURG...WOODSTOCK...MOUNT JACKSON...NEW MARKET...WINCHESTER...
LURAY...SHENANDOAH...STANLEY...FRONT ROYAL...BERRYVILLE...
STANARDSVILLE...MADISON...ORANGE...GORDONSVILLE...CULPEPER...
DALE CITY...MANASSAS...WOODBRIDGE...LAKE RIDGE...MONTCLAIR...
BURKE...RESTON...ANNANDALE...CENTREVILLE...CHANTILLY...MCLEAN...
FRANCONIA...ARLINGTON...ALEXANDRIA...FALMOUTH...FREDERICKSBURG...
WARRENTON...PURCELLVILLE...LEESBURG...ASHBURN...BIG MEADOWS...
ROMNEY...CHARLES TOWN...SHEPHERDSTOWN...MOOREFIELD
848 PM EDT MON JUN 1 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT TUESDAY...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF MARYLAND...MD...THE THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA...
  VIRGINIA AND WEST VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  IN MARYLAND...ANNE ARUNDEL...CARROLL...CHARLES...FREDERICK...
  NORTHERN BALTIMORE...PRINCE GEORGES AND SOUTHERN BALTIMORE. IN
  MD...CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST HOWARD...CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST
  MONTGOMERY...NORTHWEST HARFORD...NORTHWEST HOWARD...NORTHWEST
  MONTGOMERY AND SOUTHEAST HARFORD. THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. IN
  VIRGINIA...ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA...CLARKE...
  CULPEPER...EASTERN LOUDOUN...FAIRFAX...FREDERICK...GREENE...
  MADISON...NORTHERN FAUQUIER...NORTHERN VA BLUE RIDGE...
  ORANGE...PAGE...PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK...
  RAPPAHANNOCK...ROCKINGHAM...SHENANDOAH...SOUTHERN FAUQUIER...
  SPOTSYLVANIA...STAFFORD...WARREN AND WESTERN LOUDOUN. IN WEST
  VIRGINIA...HAMPSHIRE...HARDY AND JEFFERSON.

* UNTIL 6 AM EDT TUESDAY.

* MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH THROUGH LATE TONIGHT. SOME OF THE STORMS WILL CONTAIN
  TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WHICH MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING.

* AVERAGE RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN ONE TO TWO INCHES ARE
  EXPECTED...BUT LOCALIZED AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF THREE INCHES ARE
  POSSIBLE IN AREAS WHERE REPEATED THUNDERSTORMS OCCUR. RAINFALL
  RATES AROUND ONE TO TWO INCHES PER HOUR WILL OCCUR IN HEAVIER
  THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY THIS EVENING.

* HEAVY RAINFALL IN SHORT PERIODS OF TIME MAY CAUSE RAPID RISES
  ON CREEKS AND STREAMS AS WELL AS FLASH FLOODING IN 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.
BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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