Flood Watch in Effect Through Tuesday

Prepare for a wet beginning to the workweek.

A flood watch is in effect from this evening through Tuesday evening as Tropical Storm Isaias makes its way to the region.

A severe thunderstorm warning is also in effect until 4:30 p.m. today.

A potential for between three to six inches of rain is possible.

Here’s more from the National Weather Service:

* RAINFALL ASSOCIATED WITH TROPICAL STORM ISAIAS IS EXPECTED T START SPREADING NORTHWARD LATE MONDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO TUESDAY EVENING. WIDESPREAD RAINFALL TOTALS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES  ARE EXPECTED WITH LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. 

* THIS AMOUNT OF RAIN IS LIKELY TO RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT FLASH FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION. SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED

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