NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for portions of Baltimore County.
The warning will remain in effect until 11 p.m. EDT on Friday.
At just before 7 p.m. EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain which will cause flooding. Up to one inch of rain has already fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of one inch are possible.
Some locations that will experience flooding include Middle River, North Point State Park, Sparrows Point, Back River, Millers Island, Dundalk, Essex, Pasadena, Rosedale, Brooklyn Park, Bowleys Quarters, Edgemere, Fort Howard, Eastpoint, Martin State Airport, and Turners Station.
Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.
Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.