Update: Flash Flood Warning issued April 30 at 3:52PM EDT expiring April 30 at 7:00PM EDT by NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC

Event: Flash Flood Warning
Sender Name: NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC
Issued: 2014-04-30T15:52:27-04:00
Expires: 2014-04-30T19:00:00-04:00
WEA Text: Flash Flood Warning this area til 7:00 PM EDT. Avoid flood areas. Check local media. -NWS
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BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
352 PM EDT WED APR 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS EXTENDED THE

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

* UNTIL 700 PM EDT

* AT 350 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
VERY HEAVY RAIN CAPABLE OF PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING. UP TO 4 INCHES
OF RAIN HAS BEEN REPORTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE WARNED AREA.
HEAVY RAIN HAS ENDED BUT FLASH FLOODING IS STILL ONGOING.

* 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.

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: Montgomery; Howard

Message Identifier: NWS-130404-884524-620434
CAP MessageType: Update
Added note: – Flash Flood Warnings warnings