Flood Watch Starts Late Tuesday Afternoon 

Montgomery County is under a flash flood watch starting at 4 p.m. Tuesday until midnight. 

Rainfall rates of 1-2 inches per hour are possible, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) Baltimore/Washington. Showers and thunderstorms are likely in the afternoon as a cold front comes through, NWS wrote on Twitter. 

“Isolated to scattered severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds, large hail and heavy rainfall will be possible,” NWS said.

“Expect heavy rainfall that may produce flooding within the next 24 hours,” Montgomery County Emergency Management and Homeland Security wrote Tuesday morning.

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