Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Heavy rainfall in a short period of time could cause flash flooding in portion of Maryland this afternoon and tonight.
A strong cold front will create the potential for several weather threats in Carroll County this afternoon into tonight to include flash flooding and high wind gusts. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch from 3 p.m. today through late tonight for portions of Maryland including Carroll and Howard Counties. A line of heavy rain and possible thunderstorms will push across the Baltimore and Washington metro areas late this afternoon and evening, according to the NWS. The NWS forecasts a total rainfall of one to three inches, but most of this will fall in a very short period of time, which could cause flash flooding. A flash flood watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Strong winds will…
Friday, July 20, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued the following alert.
Shocking news, there are thunderstorms in Friday's forecast. But there's more. The National Weather Service has also issued a flash flood watch for parts of Maryland, including Howard and Carroll Counties as, according to its weather statement, some storms could dump more than two inches of rain per hour. Areas with creeks and streams in low-lying areas are particularly at risk according to NWS; especially those areas that saw some rainfall last night. If heavy rain does hit the area, it is expected to begin in the late morning, after 11 a.m., according to NWS. Temperatures will be relatively mild, whith highs expected in the low-to-mid 80s during the day, dropping to the mid-60s at night, when there's an 80 percent chance that rain will…
Friday, September 23, 2011
A flash flood warning is in effect through Friday afternoon, according to The National Weather Service.
The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning in effect for Carroll County until 3:15 p.m. Friday. Periods of heavy rain are expected with rainfall amounts of two to three inches possible, according to NOAA. The forecast for Eldersburg and Sykesville calls for a 90 percent cahnce of rain and thunderstorms with a high near 73 degrees. The rain is supposed to continue through Friday evening and into Saturday morning, according to NOAA.
Read these five things to stay on top of local news and get you prepared for the day.
1. Century Football The Century High School varsity football team hosts Francis Scott Key High School tonight at 7 p.m. Patch will be there and will have a complete story and photos following the game. 2. Radio Plays Taking Over Sykesville Baldwin's Station features Sorry, Wrong Number and The Shop Around the Corner tonight at 8 p.m. Find more information here. 3. Flash Flood Watch A flash flood watch was issued through the The National Weather Service in effect through this afternoon. The forecast calls for a 90 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms with a high near 73 degrees. 4. Midnight Madness Many Westminster shops and restaurants are open until midnight tonight in celebration of Midnight Madness. In addition there's live music, a…