Flood Watch issued December 15 at 3:34PM EST until December 18 at 6:00AM EST by NWS Baltimore/Washington
Anne Arundel; Carroll; Frederick; Northern Baltimore; Prince Georges; Southern Baltimore; Washington
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT 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, 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.
* Through late tonight
* Moderate rainfall is expected with locally heavy rain possible.
Additional rainfall of 1 to 2 inches is expected through
tonight, with storm total rainfall amounts of 1.5 to 3 inches
expected. Isolated higher totals of up to 4 inches are
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.
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.