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29 September 2010 @ 11:36 am
FLASH FLOOD WATCH: Montgomery County (MOCO), Maryland  
Tropical Storm Nicole has formed in the Carribean. This storm system is expected to move towards the region tomorrow and will produce a minimal wind threat, but a significant rainfall event for Montgomery County.

The National Weather Service has issued a FLASH FLOOD WATCH for Montgomery County until Thursday Evening. In excess of 4" of rainfall may be possible in some areas. Expected heavy rains may have the potential to cause severe and unexpected flash flooding within the next 24 hours.

Flash Floods kill more people every year than any other weather hazard. Do not drive through flooded areas. As little as 2 feet of water can sweep a vehicle off the road. Please stay alert for any warnings.

Sent on: 09/29 11:30

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