Flash Flood Warning for Baltimore County, City Thursday Night
Updated: Thursday, July 10 2014, 03:22 PM EDT
A flash flood warning has been issued for southern Baltimore County and Baltimore City, effective until 6:00 p.m. Thursday evening.
"At 2:07 pm EDT National Weather Service doppler radar indicated persistent torrential rain capable of producing flash flooding," National Weather Service (NWS) said Thursday. "Radar estimates that over 1 inch of rain has already fallen across the western portion of Baltimore City in the last hour. Additional rainfall amounts of up to 2 inches can be expected."
Some locations that will be affected by the heavy rain include all of Baltimore City, Arbutus, Catonsville, Parkville and Rosedale.
"Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets, underpasses and other drainage areas and low lying spots," NWS said.
To report flash flooding have the nearest law enforcement agency relay your report to the NWS forecast office.
A flash flood watch is in effect until midnight for Anne Arundel, Charles, Harford, Howard, Montgomery, Baltimore, and Prince George's county.
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