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Flash Flood Watch Posted For Local Area

July 6th, 2017 by WCBC Radio


The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has expanded

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of Maryland, Virginia,
  and West Virginia, including the following areas, in Maryland,
  Anne Arundel, Calvert, Carroll, Central and Eastern Allegany,
  Central and Southeast Howard, Extreme Western Allegany,
  Frederick MD, Northern Baltimore, Northwest Harford, Northwest
  Howard, Southeast Harford, Southern Baltimore, St. Marys, and
  Washington. In Virginia, Clarke, Frederick VA, Greene,
  Northern Virginia Blue Ridge, Page, Shenandoah, and Warren. In
  West Virginia, Berkeley, Eastern Grant, Eastern Mineral,
  Hampshire, Hardy, Jefferson, Morgan, Western Grant, and
  Western Mineral.

* Through late tonight

* A line of moderate to heavy rainfall is developing from the
  Maryland-Pennsylvania border westward into Ohio. Rainfall
  intensity is expected to increase late this afternoon and
  evening, with the potential of producing 2 or more inches of
  rain in an hour.


A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

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

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