STERLING, Va. – The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a Flash Flood Watch.

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southern Maryland and northern Virginia, including the following areas: in southern Maryland, Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s. In northern Virginia, King George.

* From 2 AM EDT Friday through Friday afternoon.

* Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected. Although isolated thunderstorms capable of heavy rain are possible this evening, the bulk of the threat is expected to be overnight into Friday morning. Thunderstorms may be capable of producing heavy rainfall of 1 to 2 inches per hour.

* Heavy rainfall may result in rapid rises on streams, creeks, and in urban and poor drainage areas. This will especially be the case where repetitive or persistent thunderstorm activity occurs.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

Target Area:

  • Calvert
  • Charles
  • St. Mary’s