Flash Flood Watch for the Midlands

Cristina Cross
June 2, 2018

A flash flood watch is in effect from Thursday afternoon into early Friday.

A flash flood watch continues through Wednesday morning for portions of Alabama, including Lawrence, Limestone and Morgan counties, according to the National Weather Service. CBS Baltimore reports that Ellicott City, which has been recovering from a devastating flood from July 2016, was getting deluged by risky flood waters Sunday afternoon, which has prompted a flash flood emergency. "But at the same time, if we don't get that much rain, the forecast could change and go down a little bit".

In Cuba, flooding damaged an oil refinery and caused crude oil to spill into Cienfuegos Bay as the remnants of Alberto continued to drench the island in heavy rain.

Authorities have no immediate report of any injuries or fatalities though information is still preliminary. Central Putnam County in northeastern Florida.* Until 900 PM EDT.* At 704 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms.

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Flash flooding will be possible in areas of torrential rainfall.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

Gov. Larry Hogan also asked people to avoid area roads.

Meanwhile, some roads were also flooded in neighboring Baltimore County.

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