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Wintergreen & Nelson : Flash Flood Watch : ! CANCELED !

[ 0 ] July 7, 2011 |

Via NWS : The areas highlighted in light green are under a FLASH FLOOD WATCH from 12 noon Friday until 2AM Saturday. Look to your right under Nelson Weather Bulletins for the latest alerts.

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1102 AM EDT FRI JUL 8 2011

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT…

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF MARYLAND…THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA…VIRGINIA AND
NORTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA…INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS…IN
MARYLAND…ANNE ARUNDEL…CALVERT…CARROLL…CHARLES…
FREDERICK MD…HARFORD…HOWARD…MONTGOMERY…NORTHERN
BALTIMORE…PRINCE GEORGES…SOUTHERN BALTIMORE AND ST. MARYS.
THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. IN VIRGINIA…ALBEMARLE…
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA…AUGUSTA…CLARKE…
CULPEPER…EASTERN HIGHLAND…FAIRFAX…GREENE…KING GEORGE…
LOUDOUN…MADISON…NELSON…NORTHERN FAUQUIER…ORANGE…
PAGE…PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK…RAPPAHANNOCK…
ROCKINGHAM…SHENANDOAH…SOUTHERN FAUQUIER…SPOTSYLVANIA…
STAFFORD…WARREN AND WESTERN HIGHLAND. IN NORTHEAST WEST
VIRGINIA…EASTERN PENDLETON AND WESTERN PENDLETON.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL DROP INTO A VERY MOIST AND HUMID AIRMASS
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
TO DEVELOP EARLY THIS AFTERNOON…AND CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING.
RAINFALL RATES WITHIN THESE THUNDERSTORMS MAY EXCEED 2 INCHES IN
LESS THAN AN HOUR. SEVERAL THUNDERSTORMS POTENTIALLY COULD TRACK
ACROSS THE SAME AREA…RESULTING IN 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.

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