FLASH FLOOD WARNING

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
PRINCE GEORGES COUNTY IN CENTRAL MARYLAND…
NORTHERN CHARLES COUNTY IN SOUTHERN MARYLAND…

* UNTIL 530 PM EDT

* AT 225 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED VERY HEAVY RAIN CAPABLE OF PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING. RADAR ESTIMATES THAT ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF UP TO 2 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME…CAPABLE OF PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT ARE AFFECTED BY THE HEAVY RAIN INCLUDE ANDREW AFB…BOWIE…CAMP SPRINGS… CLINTON… CORAL HILLS… FORESTVILLE… FRIENDLY…INDIAN HEAD…KETTERING…LARGO…MARLOW HEIGHTS…
MARLTON…MITCHELLVILLE…OXON HILL…SEAT PLEASANT…ST.
CHARLES…UPPER MARLBORO…WALDORF…WOODMORE…FEDEX FIELD…FORT WASHINGTON…NATIONAL HARBOR AND PRINCE GEORGES STADIUM.

MOST FLASH FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD. FLOODWATER USUALLY IS DEEPER THAN IT APPEARS. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. MAKE THE SMART CHOICE WHEN FLOODED ROADS ARE ENCOUNTERED…TURN AROUND…DONT DROWN.

TO REPORT FLASH FLOODING…HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA.


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  1. The flood warning persists due to the rising creeks. Avoid roads with dips and bridges, especially Springfield Rd. where the bridge is out.

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