A flood watch is in effect for the Washington, DC and Baltimore metro areas until 22 Sunday, as the National Weather Service predicts heavy rainfall and thunderstorms.
On Sunday morning there was scattered fog and starting rain. The showers will come during the afternoon, the weather service says. Some thunderstorms may produce strong winds and heavy rainfall expected to continue through the evening.
The showers will be complemented by warm temperatures, with highs in the 80s starting in the morning. Sunday’s high is expected to be 84 degrees. Temperatures will steadily drop in the afternoon until reaching a low in the mid-60s overnight.
Rain totals could reach more than 3 inches in northeastern and north central Maryland. In the Baltimore region, 1 to 2 inches of precipitation is possible.
The areas of Maryland under the flood watch include:
- Anne Arundel County
- Calvert County
- Carroll County
- Cecil County
- Central and southeastern Howard County
- Central and southeastern Montgomery, Charles, Frederick counties
- Northern Baltimore, Northwest Harford, Northwest Howard, Northwest Montgomery,
- Prince George’s County
- Southeast Harford, Southern Baltimore and St. Mary’s