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We Got A Severe Thunderstorm Watch and Flash Flood Watch in Effect

by Prince Of Petworth July 28, 2016 at 2:53 pm 5 Comments

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From Alert DC:

“The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the entire Washington DC area from now until midnight. Damaging winds are the primary threat. An isolated tornado is possible. Please clear drains and catch basins, and remove light objects from porches. Seek shelter in an inner most room or basement in case of a tornado.”

and

“THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR THE DC METRO AREA FROM NOW UNTIL 11 AM JULY 29, 2016. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS WITH RAINFALL RATES OF AN INCH OR TWO PER HOUR AT TIMES.”

  • Anon

    Guess that’s what I get for trusting the pictograph forecast on my iPhone this morning.

  • Tsar of Truxton

    What else is new?

  • Anon

    Two inches forecast for DC area! We need rain, but not that much

    • Anon

      Prediction now is 2.78″ of rain

    • ***

      Guess this will be a good opportunity to determine if the leak in my basement is coming from faulty waterproofing or a cracked slab!

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