The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a flood warning for Howard, MD; Carroll, MD; Montgomery, MD; Anne Arundel, MD; Baltimore, MD; Frederick, MD starting on 9/26/2018 3:28:00 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.
Here is the full alert from NWS
The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a
- Flood Warning for:
South central Carroll County in north central Maryland
Northern Anne Arundel County in central Maryland
Howard County in central Maryland
Northern Montgomery County in central Maryland
Southeastern Frederick County in north central Maryland
Southwestern Baltimore County in northern Maryland
- Until 1230 AM EDT Thursday.
- At 628 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
flooding. 1 to 2 inches of rain is expected within an hour and
this will cause creeks and streams to rise out of their banks.
- Some locations that may experience flooding include:
Columbia, Germantown, Frederick, Elkridge, Damascus, Harry Grove
Stadium, Ellicott City, Catonsville, Woodlawn, Randallstown,
Eldersburg, Milford Mill, Arbutus, Ballenger Creek, Brooklyn Park,
Mount Airy, Sykesville, New Market, Green Valley and Pumphrey.