Alert: Flash Flood Warning issued April 30 at 12:57PM EDT expiring April 30 at 4:00PM EDT by NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC

Event: Flash Flood Warning
Sender Name: NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC
Issued: 2014-04-30T12:57:26-04:00
Expires: 2014-04-30T16:00:00-04:00
WEA Text: Flash Flood Warning this area til 4:00 PM EDT. Avoid flood areas. Check local media. -NWS
Description: FFWLWX
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BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1257 PM EDT WED APR 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN CENTRAL MARYLAND…
HOWARD COUNTY IN CENTRAL MARYLAND…

* UNTIL 400 PM EDT

* AT 1253 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
VERY HEAVY RAIN CAPABLE OF PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING. ADDITIONAL
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF UP TO 1 INCH CAN BE EXPECTED. NUMEROUS ROAD
CLOSURES HAVE BEEN REPORTED.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT ARE AFFECTED BY THE HEAVY RAIN INCLUDE ASPEN
HILL…BOYDS…COLESVILLE…COLUMBIA…DAMASCUS…ELLICOTT CITY…
FAIRLAND…GAITHERSBURG…GERMANTOWN…MONTGOMERY
VILLAGE…NORTH POTOMAC…OLNEY…POTOMAC…ROCKVILLE AND WHITE
OAK.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING OF
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS…URBAN AREAS…HIGHWAYS…STREETS…
UNDERPASSES AND OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Immediate
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Montgomery; Howard

Message Identifier: NWS-130404-884234-620197
CAP MessageType: Alert
Added note: – Flash Flood Warnings warnings