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Radar valid at 400 am EDT, Aug 15th 2021

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DCZ001-MDZ013-014-016-503>506-VAZ053-054-506-150615-
/O.NEW.KLWX.FF.A.0007.210815T0200Z-210815T0800Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
District of Columbia-Prince Georges-Anne Arundel-Charles-Northwest
Montgomery-Central and Southeast Montgomery-Northwest Howard-Central
and Southeast Howard-Fairfax-Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-
Eastern Loudoun-
Including the cities of Silver Spring, South Gate, Bowie, Arlington,
Annapolis, Falls Church, Odenton, Damascus, Bethesda, Chantilly,
Centreville, Sterling, College Park, Columbia, Herndon, Severna
Park, Greenbelt, Germantown, Leesburg, McLean, St. Charles, Camp
Springs, Rockville, Arnold, Waldorf, Suitland-Silver Hill, Laurel,
Severn, Reston, Alexandria, Clinton, Glen Burnie, Ashburn, Ellicott
City, Washington, Annandale, Lisbon, Gaithersburg, and Franconia
614 PM EDT Sat Aug 14 2021

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 AM EDT
SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of DC, Maryland and northern
Virginia, including the following areas: in DC, District of
Columbia. In Maryland, Anne Arundel, Central and Southeast Howard,
Central and Southeast Montgomery, Charles, Northwest Howard,
Northwest Montgomery and Prince Georges. In northern Virginia,
Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria, Eastern Loudoun and Fairfax.

* From 10 PM this evening to 4 AM EDT Sunday.

* Showers and scattered thunderstorms are likely late this evening
and overnight. Thunderstorms will be capable of producing
localized rainfall amounts of 2-4 inches within an hour or two.
This may cause streams and creeks to rapidly rise as well as
potential flash flooding in urban areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

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