Severe Weather Alerts - Bladensburg, MD

  • Areal Flood Watch

    Areal Flood Watch in effect until Sunday, 6:00 AM EST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON EST TODAY THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

The 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, Extreme Western Allegany, Frederick MD, Northern
Baltimore, Northwest Harford, Northwest Howard, Northwest
Montgomery, Prince Georges, Southeast Harford, Southern
Baltimore, and Washington. The District of Columbia. In
Virginia, Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria, Clarke, Culpeper,
Eastern Loudoun, Fairfax, Frederick VA, Madison, Northern
Fauquier, Northern Virginia Blue Ridge, Page, Prince
William/Manassas/Manassas Park, Rappahannock, Rockingham,
Shenandoah, Southern Fauquier, Warren, and Western Loudoun. In
West Virginia, Berkeley, Eastern Grant, Eastern Mineral,
Eastern Pendleton, Hampshire, Hardy, Jefferson, Morgan,
Western Grant, Western Mineral, and Western Pendleton.

* From noon EST today through late tonight

* Moderate rainfall is expected with locally heavy rain
possible. Rainfall amounts of 1.5 to 2.5 inches are most
likely with locally higher amounts of 3 to 4 inches possible.
Runoff from the rainfall may cause creeks and streams to rise
out of their banks as well as the potential for flooding in
urban 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.

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