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Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
307 AM EDT Wed Aug 10 2022

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506-101515-
/O.NEW.KLWX.FA.A.0018.220810T1800Z-220811T0300Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
District of Columbia-Southern Baltimore-Prince Georges-Anne Arundel-
Charles-St. Marys-Calvert-Northwest Montgomery-Central and Southeast
Montgomery-Northwest Howard-Central and Southeast Howard-Nelson-
Albemarle-Greene-Madison-Rappahannock-Orange-Culpeper-Prince
William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax-Arlington/Falls
Church/Alexandria-Stafford-Spotsylvania-King George-Northern
Fauquier-Southern Fauquier-Western Loudoun-Eastern Loudoun-
Including the cities of Stanardsville, Laurel, Rockville, Annapolis,
Franconia, Arlington, Centreville, Germantown, Ellicott City,
Baltimore, Chesapeake Beach, Montclair, North Beach, Damascus,
Odenton, Dale City, Prince Frederick, Severna Park, Purcellville,
St. Charles, Woodbridge, Glen Burnie, Dahlgren, Madison, Silver
Spring, Falmouth, Columbia, Lexington Park, Gaithersburg, Greenbelt,
Alexandria, California, Dunkirk, Lusby, Orange, College Park,
Suitland-Silver Hill, Severn, Lake Ridge, Waldorf, Ashburn, Bowie,
Bethesda, Reston, Culpeper, Manassas, Arnold, Herndon, McLean,
Lisbon, Chantilly, Huntingtown, Fredericksburg, Lovingston, Clinton,
Warrenton, Washington, Camp Springs, Falls Church, Annandale,
Leesburg, Gordonsville, Turnbull, Charlottesville, Sterling, and
South Gate
307 AM EDT Wed Aug 10 2022

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

* WHAT...Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible.

* WHERE...Portions of DC, Maryland and Virginia, including the
  following areas: in DC, District of Columbia. In Maryland, Anne
  Arundel, Calvert, Central and Southeast Howard, Central and
  Southeast Montgomery, Charles, Northwest Howard, Northwest
  Montgomery, Prince Georges, Southern Baltimore and St. Marys. In
  Virginia, Albemarle, Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria, Culpeper,
  Eastern Loudoun, Fairfax, Greene, King George, Madison, Nelson,
  Northern Fauquier, Orange, Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park,
  Rappahannock, Southern Fauquier, Spotsylvania, Stafford and
  Western Loudoun.

* WHEN...From 2 PM EDT this afternoon through this evening.

* IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers,
  creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - Showers and numerous thunderstorms are expected later this
    afternoon through this evening. Rainfall amounts will average
    around 1 to 1.5 inches across the area, but locally higher
    amounts of 2 to 4 inches are likely and much of that may fall
    in a one to two hour timeframe. Heavy rain in short periods
    of time may cause creeks and streams to rapidly rise out of
    their banks along with potential flash flooding in urban
    areas.
  - Visit http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood for flood safety
    information.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

&&

$$

BJL



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