Prince George’s County emergency crews respond to water rescues

WASHINGTON — Heavy rainfall around the region Tuesday morning is causing flash flooding in Prince George’s County and D.C.

Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department has responded to several water rescues Tuesday morning. In several of the cases, vehicles are stalled in high water, according to tweets from the department’s public information officer, Mark Brady.

A flash flood warning has been issues for D.C. and central Prince George’s County in Maryland until 1:45 p.m.

The flooding has closed roads in College Park, Hyattsville, River Park and other areas around Prince George’s County.

No injuries have been reported and water is two to three feet deep in some area, Brady says.

“It really caught a lot of people by surprise,” he says.

Follow the path of the storm on the Super Doppler Radar.

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