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Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1248 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

MDC003-027-033-310815-
/O.CON.KLWX.FA.W.0052.000000T0000Z-160731T0815Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
PRINCE GEORGES MD-HOWARD MD-ANNE ARUNDEL MD-
1248 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 415 AM EDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN PRINCE GEORGES...SOUTHEASTERN HOWARD AND WESTERN ANNE
ARUNDEL COUNTIES...

AT 1246 AM EDT...REPORTING GAUGES INDICATED THE LITTLE PATUXENT
RIVER WAS EXCEEDING ITS FLOOD STAGE AND STILL RISING RAPIDLY
DOWNSTREAM OF COLUMBIA...INCLUDING THE SAVAGE AREA. THIS FLOODING
WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS AND MOVE DOWNSTREAM TOWARD
BOWIE. THE FLOOD WARNING MAY HAVE TO BE EXTENDED IN TIME.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
COLUMBIA...BOWIE...SEVERN...CROFTON...ELKRIDGE...ODENTON...FORT
MEADE...SAVAGE-GUILFORD...SCAGGSVILLE...JESSUP...SAVAGE...FULTON...
PRINCE GEORGES STADIUM AND GEORGETOWN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

STAY AWAY OR BE SWEPT AWAY. RIVER BANKS AND CULVERTS CAN BECOME
UNSTABLE AND UNSAFE.

&&

LAT...LON 3881 7666 3881 7672 3899 7673 3906 7678
      3916 7690 3918 7673 3893 7663

$$

JE




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