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FLOOD ADVISORY in effect for:

FLOOD ADVISORY in effect for Dorchester county in MD:

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR HEAVY RAINFALL AND MINOR
FLOODING IN...
CENTRAL DORCHESTER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST MARYLAND...

* UNTIL 530 PM EDT

* AT 343 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
A NEARLY STATIONARY AREA OF HEAVY RAINFALL EXTENDING FROM
CAMBRIDGE TO NEAR VIENNA. DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATED THAT 1 TO 2.5
INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN OVER THIS AREA SINCE 2 PM.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO
OCCUR...ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS...IN LOW LYING AREAS...AND
AREAS OF POOR DRAINAGE. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR
FLOODING INCLUDE...CAMBRIDGE.

A SPOTTER 6 MILES EAST OF CAMBRIDGE REPORTED 2 INCHES OF RAIN IN 75
MINUTES. AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAINFALL ARE STILL POSSIBLE
RESULTING IN ADDITIONAL FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS AREA OF HEAVY RAIN WILL CAUSE MINOR
FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...
STREETS AND UNDERPASSES...AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE AND LOW
LYING AREAS.

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING...
1...7 5 7...8 9 9...2 4 1 5 OR NOTIFY YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY.

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LAT...LON 3859 7606 3858 7604 3858 7602 3854 7577
3845 7589 3848 7608 3861 7612

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