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Maryland, Prince Georges

Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 11:22 AM EDT on April 19, 2015

Expires 10:00 AM EDT on April 20, 2015

... Flood Watch in effect from 7 PM EDT this evening through
Monday morning...

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has expanded

* Flood Watch to include portions of Maryland... the District of
Columbia... northern Virginia and northeast West Virginia...
including the following areas... in Maryland... Anne Arundel...
Carroll... central and southeast Howard... central and
southeastern Montgomery... Frederick MD... northern Baltimore...
northwest Harford... northwest Howard... northwest Montgomery...
Prince Georges... southeast Harford and southern Baltimore. The
District of Columbia. In northern Virginia... Arlington/Falls
Church/Alexandria... eastern Loudoun... Fairfax... Prince
William/Manassas/Manassas Park and western Loudoun. In
northeast West Virginia... Jefferson.

* From 7 PM EDT this evening through Monday morning

* moderate to locally heavy rain will overspread the region this
evening through tonight... ending by the middle morning for the
Baltimore Metro area. Rainfall totals around one and a half
inches are expected across the greater Baltimore-Washington
Metro area. Locally higher amounts are possible... especially
along and immediately east of the Blue Ridge/Catoctin Mountain.

* Expect small streams and creeks to rise... possibly overflowing
their banks. In addition... flooding may occur in low lying and
poor drainage areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

Please monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood
warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

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Alaska - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
California - Record Report
Colorado - Dense Fog Advisory , Public Information Statement
District of Columbia - Areal Flood Watch
Florida - Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement, Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Hazard Statement , Flash Flood Watch , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Tornado Warning , Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
Maine - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch
Maryland - Areal Flood Watch
Minnesota - Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory
Nebraska - Public Information Statement
New Hampshire - Coastal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
New York - Wind Advisory
North Carolina - Areal Flood Watch , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Oklahoma - Wind Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
South Carolina - Areal Flood Watch , Record Report
South Dakota - Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Texas - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Areal Flood Watch
West Virginia - Areal Flood Watch
Wisconsin - Public Information Statement
- Small Craft Advisory