Alert: Flash Flood Warning issued April 30 at 1:20PM EDT expiring April 30 at 4:15PM EDT by NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC

Event: Flash Flood Warning
Sender Name: NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC
Issued: 2014-04-30T13:20:48-04:00
Expires: 2014-04-30T16:15:00-04:00
WEA Text: Flash Flood Warning this area til 4:15 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
120 PM EDT WED APR 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
NORTHWESTERN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA…
SOUTH CENTRAL MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN CENTRAL MARYLAND…
CITY OF FAIRFAX IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA…
CITY OF FALLS CHURCH IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA…
CITY OF MANASSAS IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA…
ARLINGTON COUNTY IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA…
CITY OF MANASSAS PARK IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA…
PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA…
FAIRFAX COUNTY IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA…

* UNTIL 415 PM EDT

* AT 117 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
VERY HEAVY RAIN CAPABLE OF PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING. UP TO THREE
INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN IN THE LAST 24 HOURS. ADDITIONAL
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF UP TO 1 INCH CAN BE EXPECTED.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT ARE AFFECTED BY THE HEAVY RAIN INCLUDE
ANNANDALE…ARLINGTON…BALLSTON…BULL RUN…BURKE…
CENTREVILLE…CHANTILLY…DALE CITY…GREAT FALLS…HERNDON…LAKE
BARCROFT…LAKE RIDGE…LINCOLNIA…MCLEAN…MERRIFIELD…OAKTON…
RESTON…ROSSLYN…SPRINGFIELD…THE I395 AND I495 INTERCHANGE…
THE I66 AND I495 INTERCHANGE…TYSONS CORNER…VIENNA…WOLF
TRAP…BETHESDA…CHEVY CHASE…POTOMAC…TAKOMA PARK…THE
AMERICAN LEGION BRIDGE…ADAMS MORGAN…AMERICAN UNIVERSITY…
GEORGETOWN…MANTUA AND PIMMIT HILLS.

MOST FLASH FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR
VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD. FLOODWATER USUALLY IS
DEEPER THAN IT APPEARS. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. MAKE THE SMART CHOICE WHEN
FLOODED ROADS ARE ENCOUNTERED…TURN AROUND…DONT DROWN.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Immediate
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Fairfax; Prince William; Montgomery; Arlington; District of Columbia; City of Fairfax; City of Manassas Park; City of Manassas; City of Falls Church

Message Identifier: NWS-130404-884282-620234
CAP MessageType: Alert
Added note: – Flash Flood Warnings warnings