Flash Flood Watch This Afternoon into Late Tonight – Safety Info

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATEMENT

Flash Flood Watch

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC

349 AM EDT THU JUL 3 2014

 

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON

THROUGH LATE TONIGHT…

* FROM 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* TROPICAL MOISTURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE AREA THROUGH TONIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY…ESPECIALLY LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT. RAINFALL RATES IN HEAVIER SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MAY EXCEED 2 INCHES PER HOUR.

* IN TARGETED AREAS THAT RECEIVE TORRENTIAL RAIN FOR LONGER THAN 30 MINUTES…FLASH FLOODING MAY BEGIN QUICKLY AND IN A VERY LOCALIZED AREA. BE AWARE OF LOW AREAS THAT MAY FLOOD. NEVER CROSS ROADS THAT ARE FLOODED. TURN AROUND DON’T DROWN.

Precautionary/preparedness actions: A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. Be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.

Read more: pgfdpio.blogspot.com

 

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