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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:47 PM EDT on September 28, 2016

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on September 30, 2016

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect into Friday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Maryland... the District of Columbia... Virginia and
West Virginia... including the following areas... in Maryland...
Anne Arundel... Calvert... Carroll... central and eastern
Allegany... central and southeast Howard... central and
southeast Montgomery... Charles... Frederick MD... northern
Baltimore... northwest Harford... northwest Howard... northwest
Montgomery... Prince Georges... southeast Harford... southern
Baltimore... St. Marys and Washington. The District of
Columbia. In Virginia... Albemarle... Arlington/Falls
Church/Alexandria... Augusta... central Virginia Blue Ridge...
Clarke... Culpeper... eastern Loudoun... Fairfax... Frederick VA...
   Greene... King George... Madison... Nelson... northern Fauquier...
   northern Virginia Blue Ridge... Orange... Page... Prince
William/Manassas/Manassas Park... Rappahannock... Rockingham...
Shenandoah... southern Fauquier... Spotsylvania... Stafford...
Warren and western Loudoun. In West Virginia... Berkeley...
eastern Mineral... Hampshire... Hardy... Jefferson and Morgan.

* Into Friday morning

* a powerful low pressure system over the Midwest will bring
periods of heavy rain to our area through Thursday night.

* Widespread rainfall amounts of 4 to 8 inches are expected.
Localized amounts up to a foot of rain are possible... including
along the eastern slopes of the northern Virginia Blue Ridge and
Catoctin Mountain in Maryland.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

These next few days will be a dangerous time... requiring more
than the usual awareness... planning and preparations.

If you are near streams or drainage ditches... keep an eye on them
and be ready to quickly seek higher ground. Water may rise

Clear out storm drains.

Those prone to basement flooding should prepare. Communities
prone to flooding should prepare.

Continue to check in on the forecast for updates.

Warnings will be issued for areas where flooding is imminent.
Ensure you get warnings from the National Weather Service through
your Mobile phone and or NOAA Weather Radio.

Be prepared to take action if a warning is issued for where you
are or if flooding is observed.

Ensure your kids dont play near flood waters.

Remember if you come across water crossing a Road... turn around
dont drown!


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California - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Delaware - Coastal Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
District of Columbia - Flash Flood Watch
Florida - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Special Statement, Beach Hazard Statement
Illinois - Flood Warning
Iowa - Flood Warning
Maryland - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning
Missouri - Flood Warning
Nevada - Fire Weather Watch
New Jersey - Coastal Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
New York - Coastal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Ohio - Areal Flood Advisory
Oregon - Fire Weather Warning
Pennsylvania - Areal Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning
Texas - Flood Warning , Air Quality Alert
Virginia - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
West Virginia - Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Warning
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