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National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch, Wind Advisory and Hazardous Weather Outlook for Carroll County on January 9th

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The weather for Carroll County on Tuesday January 9th does not look great. Here are the details from the National Weather Service:

…FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING…

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

* WHERE…Portions of DC, including the following , District of
Columbia, Maryland, including the following areas, Anne Arundel,
Calvert, Carroll, Cecil, Central and Southeast Howard, Central and
Southeast Montgomery, Charles, Frederick MD, Northern Baltimore, Northwest Harford, Northwest Howard, Northwest Montgomery, Prince Georges, Southeast Harford, Southern Baltimore, St. Marys and Washington, Virginia, including the following areas, Albemarle, Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria, Augusta, Central Virginia Blue Ridge, Central and Southeast Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park, Clarke, Culpeper, Eastern Loudoun, Fairfax, Frederick VA, Greene, King George, Madison, Nelson, Northern Fauquier, Northern
Virginia Blue Ridge, Northwest Prince William, Orange, Page,
Rappahannock, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Southern Fauquier,
Spotsylvania, Stafford, Warren and Western Loudoun, and panhandle West Virginia, including the following areas, Berkeley, Jefferson and Morgan.

* WHEN…From Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday morning.

* IMPACTS…Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers,
creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations.
Creeks and streams may rise out of their banks. Flooding may occur in poor drainage and urban areas. Low-water crossings may be flooded.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…
– A period of moderate to heavy rain is likely to overspread
the area Tuesday afternoon and evening. Rainfall totals of
1.5 to 3 inches are expected with localized amounts up to 4
inches possible.
– Please visit weather.gov/safety/flood for flood safety and
preparedness information

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…WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
1 AM EST WEDNESDAY…

* WHAT…Southeast winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph
expected.

* WHERE…Portions of central, north central, northeast,
northern and southern Maryland, The District of Columbia and
central and northern Virginia.

* WHEN…From 3 PM this afternoon to 1 AM EST Wednesday.

* IMPACTS…Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects.
Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may
result.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high
profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

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This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of eastern West
Virginia, northern and central Virginia, and central and western
Maryland.

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight

A strong area of low pressure will impact the region today into
Wednesday, bringing multiple hazards to the area.

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for some locations along
and west of the Blue Ridge until 1 PM.

A Wind Advisory is in effect for the Blue Ridge and areas along
and north of Interstate 66 from 3 PM today through 1 AM
Wednesday. Strong winds could result in instances of wind damage.

A Flood Watch is in effect from through tonight. Heavy rainfall
may result in significant flooding of urban areas and small
streams. River Flood Watches are also in effect.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Wednesday through Monday

A Flood Watch is in effect until 7 AM Wednesday. River Flood
Watches are also in effect, and river flooding may continue
through the end of the week.

Low pressure will bring a soaking rain Friday afternoon into early
Saturday with instances of flooding possible along with the
potential for isolated instances of wind damage.

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You can see all of these details and more here: https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?x=244&y=25&site=lwx&zmx=&zmy=&map_x=244&map_y=25


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