Flash Flood Watch issued for Nottingham area on Thursday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for the Nottingham area on Thursday.

The watch will be in effect from 3 p.m. through the evening hours.

Showers and thunderstorms are expected Thursday afternoon and evening. Rainfall amounts will average around a 1/2-inch, but locally higher amounts of 2 to 4 inches are possible in a short period of time for locations that experience multiple thunderstorms.

Heavy rainfall in a short amount of time can result in rapid rises of water in streams, creeks, and urban areas.

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. Residents should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

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