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Flood Watch in Effect Through Late Tonight

February 28th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of western Maryland...western Virginia and eastern West
  Virginia, including the following areas: in western Maryland,
  Central and Eastern Allegany, Extreme Western Allegany and
  Garrett. In western Virginia, Eastern Highland and Western
  Highland. In eastern West Virginia, Eastern Grant, Eastern
  Mineral, Eastern Pendleton, Western Grant, Western Mineral and
  Western Pendleton.

* From 4 AM EST Sunday through late Sunday night

* A steady period of moderate to heavy rainfall is likely to occur
  late tonight through late Sunday night. 1.5 to 2 inches of rain
  are possible during this period. This rain, along with snow melt
  over higher elevations, could result in flooding over portions of
  the area.


A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert
for possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding
should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.