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Weather Bulletin : FLASH FLOOD WATCH : Continues Into Thursday – EXPIRED

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A Flash Flood Watch continues into Thursday evening : August 6, 2020 for the areas shaded in green. Click on the image above for the absolute latest updates from NWS.

FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING
Flood Watch
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
246 AM EDT Thu Aug 6 2020

District of Columbia-Frederick MD-Carroll-Northern Baltimore-
Southern Baltimore-Prince Georges-Anne Arundel-Charles-St. Marys-
Calvert-Northwest Montgomery-Central and Southeast Montgomery-
Northwest Howard-Central and Southeast Howard-Northwest Harford-
Southeast Harford-Augusta-Nelson-Albemarle-Orange-
Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax-
Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Stafford-Spotsylvania-
King George-Northern Fauquier-Southern Fauquier-Western Loudoun-
Eastern Loudoun-Central Virginia Blue Ridge-
Including the cities of Washington, Frederick, Ballenger Creek,
Eldersburg, Westminster, Reisterstown, Cockeysville, Baltimore,
Bowie, Suitland-Silver Hill, Clinton, College Park, Greenbelt,
Laurel, Camp Springs, Glen Burnie, Annapolis, Severn, South Gate,
Severna Park, Arnold, Odenton, St. Charles, Waldorf,
Lexington Park, California, Chesapeake Beach, Huntingtown,
Dunkirk, North Beach, Lusby, Prince Frederick, Germantown,
Damascus, Bethesda, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring,
Lisbon, Columbia, Ellicott City, Jarrettsville, Aberdeen,
Staunton, Waynesboro, Stuarts Draft, Lovingston, Charlottesville,
Orange, Gordonsville, Dale City, Manassas, Woodbridge,
Lake Ridge, Montclair, Reston, Herndon, Annandale, Centreville,
Chantilly, McLean, Franconia, Arlington, Alexandria,
Falls Church, Falmouth, Fredericksburg, Dahlgren, Warrenton,
Turnbull, Purcellville, Leesburg, Ashburn, Sterling,
and Wintergreen
246 AM EDT Thu Aug 6 2020

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING…

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has expanded
the

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of Maryland, The
District of Columbia, and Virginia, including the following
areas, in Maryland, Anne Arundel, Calvert, Carroll, Central
and Southeast Howard, Central and Southeast Montgomery,
Charles, Frederick, Northern Baltimore, Northwest Harford,
Northwest Howard, Northwest Montgomery, Prince Georges,
Southeast Harford, Southern Baltimore, and St. Marys. The
District of Columbia. In Virginia, Albemarle, Arlington/Falls
Church/Alexandria, Augusta, Central Virginia Blue Ridge,
Eastern Loudoun, Fairfax, King George, Nelson, Northern
Fauquier, Orange, Prince William, Southern Fauquier,
Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Western Loudoun.

* Through this evening

* Numerous slow moving showers and thunderstorms continue to
develop across the region and should expand and redevelop with
time. Locations which are repetitively affected could receive
multiple-inch rainfall totals. This could lead to rapid rises on
streams and flash flooding of low lying areas.

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.

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
246 AM EDT Thu Aug 6 2020

Rockingham-Page-Greene-Madison-Rappahannock-Culpeper-
Northern Virginia Blue Ridge
Including the cities of Harrisonburg, Luray, Shenandoah, Stanley,
Stanardsville, Madison, Washington, Culpeper, and Big Meadows
246 AM EDT Thu Aug 6 2020

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING…

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* Portions of central Virginia, northern Virginia, northwest
Virginia, and western Virginia, including the following areas,
in central Virginia, Greene. In northern Virginia, Culpeper.
In northwest Virginia, Madison, Northern Virginia Blue Ridge,
Page, and Rappahannock. In western Virginia, Rockingham.

* Through this evening

* Numerous slow moving showers and thunderstorms continue to
develop across the region and should expand and redevelop with
time. Locations which are repetitively affected could receive
multiple-inch rainfall totals. This could lead to rapid rises on
streams and flash flooding of low lying areas.

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.