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.