Flood Warning issued September 18 at 5:18PM EDT expiring September 18 at 11:15PM EDT by NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a flood warning for Howard, MD; Baltimore City, MD; Anne Arundel, MD; Baltimore, MD starting on 9/18/2018 2:18:00 PM. NWS estimates this event is ‘likely’ to happen and the event is categorized as ‘severe.’

The best action to take according to NWS is to avoid the area. Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

Map showing affected area for flood warning
Map showing affected area for flood warning

Original Alert From NWS

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

  • Flood Warning for:
    South central Baltimore City in northern Maryland
    North central Anne Arundel County in central Maryland
    East central Howard County in central Maryland
    South central Baltimore County in northern Maryland
  • Until 1115 PM EDT.
  • At 517 PM EDT, stream gauges indicate flooding is occurring on the
    Patapsco River at Elkridge. Other streams in the area may also be
    experiencing flooding.
  • Some locations that may experience flooding include:
    Elkridge, Catonsville, Arbutus, Brooklyn Park, Pumphrey,
    Ilchester, Linthicum, Lansdowne, Halethorpe and Linthicum Heights.