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Wintergreen & Nelson : Flash Flood Watch : ! CANCELED !

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Via NWS : The areas highlighted in darker green are under a Flash Flood Watch until Thursday evening - May 19, 2011 - Lok to you right under NELSON WEATHER ALERTS for the latest weather bulletin updates.

! CANCELED – CANCELED – CANCELED !

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
436 AM EDT THU MAY 19 2011

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-
NORTHERN BALTIMORE-HARFORD-MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-
PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL-CHARLES-ST. MARYS-CALVERT-
EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-AUGUSTA-
ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-NELSON-
ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-LOUDOUN-ORANGE-CULPEPER-
PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-
KING GEORGE-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-WESTERN HIGHLAND-
EASTERN HIGHLAND-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-HARDY-
WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-EASTERN MINERAL-
WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WASHINGTON…HAGERSTOWN…FREDERICK…
WESTMINSTER…GAITHERSBURG…COLUMBIA…BALTIMORE…ANNAPOLIS…
WALDORF…ST MARYS CITY…FROSTBURG…CUMBERLAND…STAUNTON…
WAYNESBORO…HARRISONBURG…WINCHESTER…FRONT ROYAL…
CHARLOTTESVILLE…LEESBURG…CULPEPER…MANASSAS…
MANASSAS PARK…FAIRFAX…ALEXANDRIA…FALLS CHURCH…
FREDERICKSBURG…WARRENTON…HIGHTOWN…MONTEREY…MARTINSBURG…
CHARLES TOWN…MOOREFIELD…BAYARD…MOUNT STORM…PETERSBURG…
ELK GARDEN…KEYSER…FORT ASHBY…CIRCLEVILLE…FRANKLIN
436 AM EDT THU MAY 19 2011

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF MARYLAND…THE WASHINGTON AND
BALTIMORE METROPOLITAN AREAS…NORTHERN AND CENTRAL VIRGINIA AND
EASTERN WEST VIRGINIA.

* FROM 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING. THE MOST
WIDESPREAD ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON.

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL.
RAINFALL RATES OF ONE HALF INCH TO ONE INCH PER HOUR ARE
POSSIBLE IN THE HEAVIER SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WITH SOIL
ALREADY NEAR SATURATION…ADDITIONAL RAIN COULD LEAD TO FLASH
FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.