Flood Warning issued for Baltimore area on Saturday

BALTIMORE, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for the Baltimore area.

The warning will remain in effect until 5 p.m. on Saturday.

Small stream flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected.

Flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations is imminent or occurring.

At just before 1 p.m., gauge reports indicated heavy rain had fallen. Flooding is likely already occurring in the warned area. Between 1.5 and 2.5 inches of rain have fallen.

Motorists are reminded to “turn around, don’t drown” when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

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