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“Turn Around, Don’t Drown,” Baltimore!

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STATE HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION WARNS MOTORISTS OF POSSIBLE HEAVY RAIN, FLOODED ROADS

National Weather Service Issues Flash Flood Watch for Much of Maryland

(July 20, 2012) – The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for much of the State from noon today until 11 p.m. tonight.  Storms moving in from the west may be capable of producing one to two inches of rain per hour.  The ground is saturated from last night’s heavy rain and there may be localized flooding on roadways.  Wind and rain could also bring trees and power lines down onto the pavement.  The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) is alerting motorists to be extra vigilant for potentially hazardous driving conditions this afternoon and night.

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