Alert: Flash Flood Warning issued April 30 at 3:50PM EDT expiring April 30 at 6:45PM EDT by NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC

Event: Flash Flood Warning
Sender Name: NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC
Issued: 2014-04-30T15:50:21-04:00
Expires: 2014-04-30T18:45:00-04:00
WEA Text: Flash Flood Warning this area til 6:45 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
350 PM EDT WED APR 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
CHARLES COUNTY IN SOUTHERN MARYLAND…
NORTHWESTERN ST. MARYS COUNTY IN SOUTHERN MARYLAND…
SOUTHERN PRINCE GEORGES COUNTY IN CENTRAL MARYLAND…
WESTERN CALVERT COUNTY IN SOUTHERN MARYLAND…

* UNTIL 645 PM EDT

* AT 346 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
VERY HEAVY RAIN CAPABLE OF PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING. UP TO 3 INCHES
OF RAIN HAS BEEN REPORTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE WARNED AREA.
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF UP TO 1 INCH CAN BE EXPECTED.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT ARE AFFECTED BY THE HEAVY RAIN INCLUDE ANDREWS
AFB…CAMP SPRINGS…CHESAPEAKE BEACH…CLINTON…DUNKIRK…
FORESTVILLE…FRIENDLY…GOLDEN BEACH…HOLLYWOOD…LA PLATA…
LEONARDTOWN…MARLTON…NORTH BEACH…PRINCE FREDERICK…ST.
CHARLES…UPPER MARLBORO…WALDORF…SAINT CLEMENTS BAY…BRETON
BAY…HALLOWING POINT…PORT TOBACCO RIVER…SHERIDAN POINT…SWAN
POINT AND WICOMICO RIVER.

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: Charles; St. Marys; Prince Georges; Calvert

Message Identifier: NWS-130404-884514-620426
CAP MessageType: Alert
Added note: – Flash Flood Warnings warnings