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Flood Watch for Carroll County until 2pm on September 6th

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Update: Now a Flood Warning until 11:30am:


Not a great weather day for the first day of schools here in Carroll County. The county is expected to see a lot of rain fall today and we are under a flood watch until 2pm. Here are the details:

…FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible.

* WHERE…Portions of DC, Maryland and northern Virginia, including the following areas: in DC, District of Columbia. In Maryland, Anne Arundel, Carroll, Cecil, Central and Southeast Howard, Central and Southeast Montgomery, Frederick MD, Northern Baltimore, Northwest Harford, Northwest Howard, Northwest Montgomery, Prince Georges, Southeast Harford and Southern Baltimore. In northern Virginia, Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria, Eastern Loudoun, Fairfax and Western Loudoun.

* WHEN…Until 2 PM EDT this afternoon.

* IMPACTS…Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…

– An area of low pressure is expected to develop along a slow moving boundary draped across the region this morning through early afternoon. Heavy showers and embedded thunderstorms are expected to drop 1 to 3 inches across much of the watch area, with isolated higher amounts up to 4 inches possible in the
heaviest cells. – http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

See more here: https://forecast.weather.gov/showsigwx.php?warnzone=MDZ005&warncounty=MDC013&firewxzone=MDZ005&local_place1=3%20Miles%20SW%20Westminster%20South%20MD&product1=Flood+Watch&lat=39.5105&lon=-77.0178#.YxcA8OzMKEs


Weather forecast for today and tomorrow:

Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 11am, then showers between 11am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 78. Light and variable wind becoming north 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 11pm, then a chance of showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light northeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Wednesday: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. North wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.


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