Alert: Flood Warning issued August 20 at 5:00PM EDT until August 20 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC

Event: Flood Warning
Sender Name: NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC
Issued: 2019-08-20T17:00:00-04:00
Expires: 2019-08-20T20:00:00-04:00
Description: The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flood Warning for…
The central District of Columbia…

* Until 800 PM EDT.

* At 459 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain which will cause flooding. Up to one inch of rain has
already fallen. If the heavy rain continues, this warning may have
to be upgraded to a Flash Flood Warning. Remain alert.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Fort Totten, Nationals Park, Howard University, Gallaudet
University, US Capitol, American University, Adams Morgan,
Georgetown, Rock Creek, The Mall, Catholic University, National Zoo
and The White House.

This includes flood prone locations
Rhode Island Ave NE between 2nd and Capitol…
and Beach Dr from Broad Branch Rd to Piney Branch Pkwy.
Instruction: Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.
Link to more Info:
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: District of Columbia, DC

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-3775517-3238550
CAP MessageType: Alert
Added note: – Flash Flood Warnings warnings