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Local Region Included In Flash Flood Watch

July 27th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

 

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Maryland, The District of
  Columbia, Virginia, and West Virginia, including the following
  areas:
In Maryland, Allegany and Washington Counties. 
In West Virginia, Berkeley, Grant, Mineral, Hampshire, Hardy, 
   Jefferson, and Morgan Counties.

* From Friday afternoon through Saturday afternoon

* Low pressure is going to develop over the Mid Atlantic Friday
  and remain nearly stationary this weekend. This will have the
  potential to bring 3 inches or more of rain to the region
  through Saturday afternoon. Thunderstorms could cause locally
  higher rainfall amounts.

* Heavy rainfall may result in rapid rises in streams and creeks.
  This could quickly result in flooding...especially in low lying
  and poor drainage 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.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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