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10/29/2020 UMD Advisory: Flood Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Waring for our area until 5:30 PM. A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.  At 11:30 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain. Flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly in the warned area. Between 0.5 and 1.5 inches of rain have fallen.

Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are possible in the warned area throughout the day.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

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