The rain just won’t stop in the D.C. area. The rain is expected to continue on Saturday and could bring more flooding with it. Here’s what you need to know.
Georgetown isn’t taking any chances after similar events led to flooding in 2011 — the floodgates near the waterfront are up, even though major flooding is not expected along the Potomac.
A flood watch for the entire Washington area remains in effect until 8 a.m. Saturday, and the seemingly endless downpours could add an additional 3 to 5 inches to our waterlogged region.
Heavy rain is exacerbating conditions around the region, especially in already-waterlogged Frederick County, Maryland, which remains under a flood warning. An additional 2–5 inches of rain are possible through Saturday.
People are being asked to stop washing dishes and clothing and to otherwise limit their water use in order to take pressure off the wastewater treatment plant.
There’s no doubt that the rainfall has felt higher than usual for this time of year, but has it set any records? Actually, yes.
Storms have been barreling through the D.C. area, bringing with it severe weather and flooding through the region. See scenes of the affected areas.
Officials in the flooded city of Frederick, Maryland, are asking residents to limit their use of water.
The Brunswick Line will operate on a modified schedule Thursday due to a “major track washout” between Point of Rocks and Brunswick, MARC said in a statement.
Their first game — which had been suspended Tuesday night after 5 1/2 innings — will resume at 5:05 p.m. June 18, and will be followed by the regularly scheduled game.
Parts of Frederick County got hit with as much 6 inches of rain in the span of three hours Tuesday night. It shut down cars, stopped a MARC train and even left the YMCA under 10 feet of water.
A Flood Warning is in effect for parts of the D.C. area until 10 a.m. as the region cleans up from another round of severe storms that hit the D.C. area Tuesday night. Flash flooding covered several roads in Frederick County, Maryland, leading to multiple water rescues around the area. Here’s what you need to know.
Dramatic scenes unfolded Tuesday night as flash flooding led to multiple water rescues and caused a scary situation for a MARC train full of passengers in Frederick County.
“We could be looking at some more flooding problems between now and the end of the workweek,” said Storm Team 4 meteorologist Matt Ritter. “We could be looking at an additional 4 to 6 inches of rainfall between now and the start of the weekend.”
Severe weather barreled through the D.C. area Monday evening, bringing strong winds, flooding and hail.
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