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The National Weather Service Issues Flash Flood Watch for Southern Maryland, Citizens Urged to Turn Around, Don’t Drown

The National Weather Service has issued a FLASH FLOOD WATCH for St. Mary’s County, Anne Arundel, Calvert, Central and Southeast Montgomery, Charles, and Prince George’s Counties until Thursday, November, 12, 2020, 11:00 a.m. Several rounds of moderate to heavy rainfall, with a few embedded thunderstorms possible, are expected to persist through Thursday morning. The first round is currently ongoing, with a lull expected later this afternoon. The second round of heavy rainfall will enter the area this evening and moderate to heavy rainfall expected is predicted to last throughout the night. A storm total rainfall of 2-4 inches is expected through Thursday. Where heavier elements persist, residents could see locally higher amounts. This could result in localized instances of flash flooding. This flash flood watch means that conditions may develop that lead to Flash Flooding. Flash Flooding is a very dangerous situation. Citizens should monitor weather forecasts and be prepared to take immediate action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued. As a reminder, A flash flood watch means “Be Prepared” because flooding is possible within the area. Residents should take action to prepare and continue to monitor weather conditions. A flash flood warning means “Take Action Now!” because flooding is […]

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