Flash Flood Watch For Thursday as NWS Expects Thunderstorms

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County Thursday from 2:46 a.m. to midnight.

Slow moving showers and thunderstorms are forecast throughout the day and they could produce heavy rainfall. Flash flooding is possible.

A flash flood watch means conditions could develop leading to flash flooding which is very dangerous.

Montgomery County maintains a list of roads that are prone to flooding.

Down-county areas:

  • MD 29 (Columbia Pike) at Paint Branch – N. of White Oak
  • MD 185 (Conn. Ave) at Rock Creek – S. of Kensington
  • MD 190 (River Road) at Cabin John Creek – Potomac
  • MD 193 (Univ. Blvd) at Sligo Creek – Wheaton
  • MD 586 (Veirs Mill Rd) at Rock Creek – S. of Twinbrook Pkwy
  • Beach Drive in Rock Creek Park – Kensington-Chevy Chase
  • Sligo Creek Pkwy – Silver Spring-Takoma Park

Up-county areas:

  • MD 97 (Georgia Ave) at Reddy Branch – N. of Brookeville
  • MD 124 (Woodfield Rd) at Goshen Branch and at Gr. Seneca Creek – N. of Brink Rd.
  • MD 117 (Clopper Rd) at Gr. Seneca Creek – W. of Gaithersburg
  • MD 117 (Clopper Rd) at Little Seneca Creek  – E. of Boyds
  • MD 355 (Frederick Rd) at Little Seneca Creek – W. of Brink
  • MD 121 (Clarksburg Rd) near Little Seneca Lake – N. of Boyds
  • MD 118 (Germantown Rd) at Great Seneca Creek – S. of Germantown
  • River Rd and Berryville Rd at Seneca Creek
  • Blunt Road at Great Seneca Creek – S. of Brink Rd.
  • Davis Mill Rd at Great Seneca Creek – N. of Gaithersburg
  • Brighton Dam Rd at Hawlings River – NE of Brookeville
  • Goldmine Rd at Hawlings River – E of Olney
  • Zion Rd at Hawlings River – E. of Laytonsville
  • Hoyles Mill Rd at ford of Little Seneca Creek – Germantown, west of the soccer complex
  • Loghouse Rd at Magruder Branch – S. of Damascus
  • Elton Farm Rd at Haights Branch – N. of Sunshine
  • Howard Chapel Rd at Haights Branch – N. of Sunshine
  • White’s Ferry Road and River Road – White’s Ferry
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