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Wintergreen & Nelson : Flood Watch : ! CANCELED !

[ 0 ] March 10, 2011 |

Via NWS : A Flood Watch continues for Nelson & Wintergreen evening until midnight Thursday night.. Look to the right under Nelson Weather Alerts for the latest text updates.

CANCELED – CANCELED – CANCELED – CANCELED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
351 PM EST THU MAR 10 2011

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-
HARFORD-MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-PRINCE GEORGES-
ANNE ARUNDEL-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-LOUDOUN-
ORANGE-CULPEPER-PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-
NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WASHINGTON…FREDERICK…WESTMINSTER…
GAITHERSBURG…COLUMBIA…BALTIMORE…ANNAPOLIS…
CHARLOTTESVILLE…LEESBURG…CULPEPER…MANASSAS…
MANASSAS PARK…FAIRFAX…ALEXANDRIA…FALLS CHURCH…
FREDERICKSBURG…WARRENTON
351 PM EST THU MAR 10 2011

…FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT…

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL VIRGINIA…NORTH-CENTRAL AND
EASTERN MARYLAND INCLUDING THE WASHINGTON AND BALTIMORE
METROPOLITAN AREAS.

* UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT

* MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE REGION THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. BY THE TIME THE FRONT CLEARS THE AREA
TONIGHT… RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED.
LOCALLY HIGHER RAINFALL AMOUNTS TO 4 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE IN
NORTHEAST MARYLAND.

* THE FORECASTED RAINFALL AMOUNTS LIKELY WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF
LOW LYING AND URBAN AREAS…AS WELL AS CAUSE SMALL STREAMS AND
CREEKS TO RISE OUT OF THEIR BANKS. THE RUNOFF WOULD THEN CREATE
SIGNIFICANT RISES ON AREA RIVERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

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.

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