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Flash Flood : ! CANCELED !

[ 0 ] August 25, 2011 |

The areas highlighted in green are under a flash flood watch until Thursday evening. This watch is not associated with Irene which may cause additional problems this weekend.

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
300 PM EDT THU AUG 25 2011

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL-CHARLES-
ST. MARYS-CALVERT-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-ORANGE-CULPEPER-
PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-
KING GEORGE-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WASHINGTON…ANNAPOLIS…WALDORF…
ST MARYS CITY…CHARLOTTESVILLE…CULPEPER…MANASSAS…
MANASSAS PARK…FAIRFAX…ALEXANDRIA…FALLS CHURCH…
FREDERICKSBURG
300 PM EDT THU AUG 25 2011

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT
TONIGHT…

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF MARYLAND…THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AND VIRGINIA…
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS…IN MARYLAND…ANNE ARUNDEL…
CALVERT…CHARLES…PRINCE GEORGES AND ST. MARYS. THE DISTRICT
OF COLUMBIA. IN VIRGINIA…ALBEMARLE…ARLINGTON/FALLS
CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA…CULPEPER…FAIRFAX…GREENE…KING
GEORGE…MADISON…NELSON…ORANGE…PRINCE
WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK…SOUTHERN FAUQUIER…
SPOTSYLVANIA AND STAFFORD.

* UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL SPREAD INTO THE AREA THIS
AFTERNOON INTO EARLY THIS EVENING. A FEW OF THESE THUNDERSTORMS
WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL. LOCALIZED RAINFALL
AROUND TWO INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE. IF A COUPLE OF THUNDERSTORMS
TRACK ACROSS THE SAME AREA…OR A SINGLE THUNDERSTORM MOVES
SLOWLY…THE FLASH FLOODING MAY RESULT.

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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