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Areal Flood Warning

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Flood Warning National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 558 PM EDT THU MAR 21 2019 Washington MD-Frederick MD-Loudoun VA-Jefferson WV-Berkeley WV- 558 PM EDT THU MAR 21 2019 The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a * Flood Warning for... Washington County in north central Maryland... Frederick County in north central Maryland... Northern Loudoun County in northern Virginia... Jefferson County in the Panhandle of West Virginia... Eastern Berkeley County in the Panhandle of West Virginia... * Until midnight EDT Friday. * At 554 PM EDT, Doppler radar heavy rain falling across the area with one and a half to two inches of rain have already fallen. Additional rainfall this evening of upwards of an inch will cause flooding of small creeks and streams. The stream gauge on Catoctin Creek in Waterford reported a stage of 7.4 feet and rising. At 8 feet, lowland fields near the creek begin to flood. * Some locations that may experience flooding include... Frederick, Hagerstown, Thurmont, Charles Town, Emmitsburg, Shepherdstown, Municipal Stadium, Harry Grove Stadium, Ballenger Creek, Robinwood, Brunswick, Walkersville, Fountainhead-Orchard Hills, Ranson, Boonsboro, Smithsburg, Braddock Heights, Paramount-Long Meadow, Wilson-Conococheague and Williamsport. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding. A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately. &&

This alert expires on March 22, 2019 at 12:00 am EDT
Areal Flood Watch

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Flood Watch National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 541 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019 Washington-Morgan-Berkeley-Jefferson- Including the cities of Hagerstown, Paw Paw, Martinsburg, Charles Town, and Shepherdstown 541 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019 ...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT FRIDAY... The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has expanded the * Flood Watch to include portions of north central Maryland and the eastern panhandle of West Virginia, including the following areas, in north central Maryland, Washington. In West Virginia, Berkeley, Jefferson, and Morgan. * Until 4 AM EDT Friday * A widespread soaking rain around 2 inches is expected. Isolated amounts of around 3 inches are possible. The steadiest rain is expected through 10 pm this evening, with residual runoff persisting through tonight. * These rainfall amounts may cause small streams and creeks to go out of their banks, as well as cause flooding of low-lying, urban and poor drainage areas. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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. &&

This alert expires on March 22, 2019 at 4:00 am EDT

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