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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

FLASH FLOOD WARNING - Flooding is Occurring

We are currently experiencing flooding in the Hyattsville, College Park, Berwyn Heights area.

FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
928 AM EDT TUE JUN 10 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTH CENTRAL PRINCE GEORGES COUNTY IN CENTRAL MARYLAND...

* UNTIL 1230 PM EDT

* AT 924 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  VERY HEAVY RAIN CAPABLE OF PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING. ADDITIONAL   
  RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT ARE AFFECTED BY THE HEAVY RAIN INCLUDE
  BELTSVILLE...BLADENSBURG...CHEVERLY...COLLEGE PARK...GREENBELT...
  HYATTSVILLE...LANDOVER...LAUREL...MITCHELLVILLE...NEW CARROLLTON...
  BYRD STADIUM AND FEDEX FIELD.

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.

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