National Weather Service Issues Flood Warnings
According to the NWS, heavy rains have saturated the area. Streams may begin to rise out of their banks as the rain continues.
Some locations that may experience flooding include Rockville, Gaithersburg and Bethesda, according to the Flash Flood Warning.
In Gaithersburg, Clopper Road was closed at Firstfield Road because of flooding shortly after 5 p.m. on Saturday evening.
Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer reported a water rescue at Woodfield Road and Watkins Road where a car was stranded because of high water.
Motorists are reminded to be careful when driving. Do not drive into flooded roads or roads that have been closed. Large ponds of water can increase the risk of losing control of your vehicle. Drive slowly.
Water Rescue Woodfiled Rd & Watkins. Rd, car in high water, occupants trapped
— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) June 27, 2015
— MC Emergency Mgt (@ReadyMontgomery) June 27, 2015