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Radar valid at 930 pm EDT, Sep 15th 2021

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MDC021-043-160130-
/O.NEW.KLWX.FA.W.0148.210915T2235Z-210916T0130Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Frederick MD-Washington MD-
635 PM EDT Wed Sep 15 2021

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flood Warning for Urban area and small stream in...
Northwestern Frederick County in north central Maryland...
Northeastern Washington County in north central Maryland...

* Until 930 PM EDT.

* At 635 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. Flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly in
the warned area. Between 1 and 2 inches of rain have fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Hagerstown... Robinwood...
Smithsburg... Mount Aetna...
Saint James... Cavetown...
Funkstown... Sabillasville...
Fort Ritchie... Chewsville...
Cascade... Highfield...

This includes the following Flood Prone Roads:
Hornets Nest Road at Friends Creek Road...
Foxville Deerfield Road near Owens Creek...


This includes the following streams and drainages...
Owens Creek, Friends Creek, Downey Branch, Antietam Creek, Little
Antietam Creek, Grove Creek, Mount Aetna Creek, Landis Spring
Branch, Marsh Run, Little Owens Creek, Potomac River and Beaver
Creek.
Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible in the
warned area.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

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LAT...LON 3964 7753 3957 7772 3954 7782 3956 7786
3957 7781 3958 7779 3967 7756 3972 7748
3972 7739 3968 7742

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