District of Columbia Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Areal Flood Watch
Statement as of 07:41 PM EDT die 19o April, anno 2015

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Maryland... the District of Columbia... northern
Virginia and northeast West Virginia... including the following
areas... in Maryland... Anne Arundel... Carroll... central and
southeast Howard... central and southeastern Montgomery...
Frederick MD... northern Baltimore... northwest Harford...
northwest Howard... northwest Montgomery... Prince Georges...
southeast Harford and southern Baltimore. The District of
Columbia. In northern Virginia... Arlington/Falls
Church/Alexandria... eastern Loudoun... Fairfax... Prince
William/Manassas/Manassas Park and western Loudoun. In
northeast West Virginia... Jefferson.

* Through Monday morning

* moderate to locally heavy rain will overspread the region
tonight... ending by mid morning for the Baltimore Metro area.
Rainfall totals around one and a half inches are expected across
the greater Baltimore-Washington Metro area. Locally higher
amounts are possible... especially along and immediately east of
the Blue Ridge/Catoctin Mountain.

* Expect small streams and creeks to rise... possibly overflowing
their banks. In addition... flooding may occur in low lying and
poor drainage areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

Please 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.