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.
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
- Some locations that may experience flooding include:
Elkridge, Catonsville, Arbutus, Brooklyn Park, Pumphrey,
Ilchester, Linthicum, Lansdowne, Halethorpe and Linthicum Heights.