The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a flood warning for Howard, MD; Baltimore City, MD; Anne Arundel, MD; Baltimore, MD starting on 9/17/2018 9:34:00 PM. NWS estimates this event is ‘likely’ to happen and the event is categorized as ‘severe.’
The best action to take according to The National Weather Service is to avoid the area. Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.
Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.
Here is the full alert from NWS
The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a
- Flood Warning for:
Baltimore City in northern Maryland
Northern Anne Arundel County in central Maryland
Eastern Howard County in central Maryland
Southern Baltimore County in northern Maryland
- Until 630 AM EDT.
- At 1233 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain which will cause flooding. Up to one inch of rain has
already fallen. An additional 1 to 2 inches is expected.
- Some locations that may experience flooding include:
Baltimore, Columbia, Severn, Pikesville, Crofton, Middle River,
Elkridge, Riviera Beach, Gibson Island, Sillery Bay, Millers
Island, North Point State Park, Sparrows Point, Pinehurst, Bodkin
Point, Back River, and Glen Burnie.