Alert: Flash Flood Warning issued July 28 at 11:48AM EDT expiring July 28 at 3:45PM EDT by NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC

Event: Flash Flood Warning
Sender Name: NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC
Issued: 2017-07-31T09:46:26-04:00
Expires: 2017-07-31T10:01:26-04:00
WEA Text: Flash Flood Warning this area til 3:45 PM EDT. Avoid flood areas. Check local media. -NWS
Description: The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for…
The northern District of Columbia…
Northern Prince Georges County in central Maryland…

* Until 345 PM EDT

* At 1148 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain across the area.
Over one inch of rain has already fallen in some locations of
northern DC and northern Prince Georges County. Additional
rainfall amounts of two inches or more are possible. Flash
flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include…
Arlington, Bowie, College Park, Greenbelt, Langley Park,
Beltsville, Bladensburg, Byrd Stadium, Howard University, Gallaudet
University, Fort Totten, Laurel, Landover, Hyattsville, Takoma
Park, East Riverdale, Adelphi, New Carrollton, Mitchellville and
Chevy Chase.

This includes flood prone locations
Rhode Island Ave NE between 2nd and Capitol…
Beach Dr from Broad Branch Rd to Piney Branch Pkwy…
Route 1 at Ritz Way…
Right lanes of US 50 just west of exit 13…
and Contee Road at Bear Branch.

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

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.

Link to more Info:
Urgency: Immediate
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Prince Georges; District of Columbia

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2468715-2307765201763194626
CAP MessageType: Alert
Added note: – IPAWS Test