Severe Weather Alerts - Oxon Hill, MD
Areal Flood Watch
Areal Flood Watch in effect from Thursday, 7:00 PM EST until Friday, 6:00 PM EST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service
...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a
* Flood Watch for the Washington and Baltimore Metropolitan areas,
most of Maryland, northern and central Virginia, and portions of
eastern West Virginia.
* From Thursday evening through Friday afternoon
* Widespread rain is expected Thursday night and showers are
likely Friday. Rainfall amounts around 1-2 inches are most
likely, but locally higher amounts around 3-4 inches are
possible. Soils remain saturated due to recent rainfall, so
excess runoff from the rain will cause the potential for
flooding of small streams, creeks, and urban areas.
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
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.