Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
227 PM EDT THU APR 30 2015

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WASHINGTON MD-
227 PM EDT THU APR 30 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN WASHINGTON COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL MARYLAND...

* UNTIL 430 PM EDT

* AT 227 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
  HEAVY RAIN LIKELY TO CAUSE FLOODING. UP TO ONE INCH OF RAIN HAS
  ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  HAGERSTOWN...ROBINWOOD...LONG MEADOW...PARAMOUNT-LONG MEADOW...
  MOUNT AETNA...FOUNTAINHEAD-ORCHARD HILLS...SMITHSBURG...
  LEITERSBURG...CAVETOWN...BRIDGEPORT...RINGGOLD AND CHEWSVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3962 7756 3958 7759 3961 7767 3972 7774
      3972 7754

$$

DH



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