Flood Warning issued September 26 at 6:28PM EDT expiring September 27 at 12:30AM EDT by NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC

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.

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

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.