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Maryland, Queen Anne's

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:48 PM EDT on September 28, 2016

Expires 6:00 PM EDT on September 29, 2016

... Flash Flood Watch in effect through Thursday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for a portion of northeast Maryland...
including the following areas... Caroline... Cecil... Kent MD...
Queen Annes and Talbot.

* Through Thursday afternoon

* showers are expected to become more widespread this afternoon
and persist through the overnight and into tomorrow. Isolated
thunderstorms are expected as well. In general, one to three
inches of rainfall is expected across the watch area, but
locations that see the isolated thunderstorms and heavier
showers could see their rainfall amounts double... up to six

* With up to two inches of rain falling earlier today across Kent,
Queen Annes, and Caroline counties, these locations will see more
runoff if heavy rain develops.

* In all, a general three to five inch rainfall is expected
through Saturday. Isolated heavier amounts are also expected.
But at the moment, it appears the rains which could lead to the
greatest impacts will fall through tomorrow.

* If the threat of flooding extends beyond tomorrow, additional
flash flood watches will be issued. The Eastern Shore is
currently on the periphery of the heaviest rain. A greater
threat of flooding exists to our west. But if the rainfall
shifts slightly to the east, the flood potential across the
Eastern Shore will increase. Remain vigilant through Saturday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.

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