Flood warnings remain in effect for several jurisdictions. The National Weather Service is investigating a possible tornado in Howard County.
WASHINGTON – After severe weather Monday, the Washington metro area is dealing with with residual weather-related issues, and the National Weather Service is investigating a possible tornado in Howard County.
A flood warning for eastern Prince George’s County has been extended until 7:45 p.m. Tuesday. A flood warning means flooding is imminent or has been reported.
The weather service said at 10:15 a.m. the stream gauge on the Western Branch at Upper Marlboro measured 10.22 feet. Flood stage is 11 feet, and the expectation was that the water levels would continue to rise.
Water Street in Upper Marlboro has flooded, the weather service says.
At 4:10 a.m., the weather service reported that flooding is expected as the Patapsco and Patuxent rivers continue to slowly rise. A warning for southwestern Anne Arundel County ended just before 11 a.m.
In Montgomery County, a flood warning for Seneca Creek at Dawsonville was canceled just after 10 a.m.
Possible tornadoes investigated
The National Weather Service received a preliminary report that a tornado touched down in Woodbine, Md., about 6:30 p.m.