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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 2:39 PM EST Dec. 14, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch now in effect from Saturday afternoon through late
Saturday night...

The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of Maryland, the District of Columbia, Virginia, and
West Virginia, including the following areas, in Maryland,
Anne Arundel, Calvert, Carroll, central and southeast Howard,
central and southeast Montgomery, 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, Hampshire, Hardy, Jefferson, and
Morgan.

* From Saturday afternoon through late Saturday night

* moderate rainfall is expected with locally heavy rain possible.
Rainfall amounts around 1.5 to 2.5 inches are most likely with
locally higher amounts around 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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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 2:39 PM EST Dec. 14, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch now in effect from Saturday afternoon through late
Saturday night...

The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of Maryland, the District of Columbia, Virginia, and
West Virginia, including the following areas, in Maryland,
Anne Arundel, Calvert, Carroll, central and southeast Howard,
central and southeast Montgomery, 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, Hampshire, Hardy, Jefferson, and
Morgan.

* From Saturday afternoon through late Saturday night

* moderate rainfall is expected with locally heavy rain possible.
Rainfall amounts around 1.5 to 2.5 inches are most likely with
locally higher amounts around 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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