Event: Flood Watch
Sender Name: NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC
Description: The Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of Maryland, The District of Columbia, and Virginia,
including the following areas, in Maryland, Anne Arundel,
Calvert, Carroll, Central and Southeast Howard, Central and
Southeast Montgomery, Charles, Frederick, Northern Baltimore,
Northwest Harford, Northwest Howard, Northwest Montgomery,
Prince Georges, Southeast Harford, Southern Baltimore, and St.
Marys. The District of Columbia. In Virginia, Arlington/Falls
Church/Alexandria, Culpeper, Eastern Loudoun, Fairfax, King
George, Northern Fauquier, Orange, Prince William, Southern
Fauquier, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Western Loudoun.
* Until 10 PM EDT this evening
* Widespread heavy rainfall is expected this afternoon into
early this evening along and ahead of a strong cold front.
Widespread rainfall totals of one and half to two and half
inches are expected with locally higher amounts of three
inches or more possible.
* This amount of rainfall will likely result in flooding along
creeks and streams as well as in more urbanized areas.
Instruction: 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.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Area Description: District of Columbia; Anne Arundel; St. Marys; Fairfax; Southern Fauquier; Frederick; Northwest Howard; King George; Northern Baltimore; Northern Fauquier; Culpeper; Central and Southeast Montgomery; Calvert; Southern Baltimore; Northwest Harford; Carroll; Spotsylvania; Prince Georges; Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park; Charles; Eastern Loudoun; Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria; Orange; Central and Southeast Howard; Western Loudoun; Stafford; Southeast Harford; Northwest Montgomery
Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4188528-3542711
CAP MessageType: Update