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Local flash flooding Tuesday

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Posted on: June 11, 2014

BY REBECCA BENNETT —  The Weather Channel forecast called for partly cloudy skies until the mid-afternoon, but it began raining before 9 a.m. Tuesday.  The rain could be heard pounding down and the reports of flooding weren’t far behind.

Responders rescued a motorist when a car stalled in the high water at East West Highway and Baltimore Avenue. This picture was captured by @djlopezva and shows the conditions at that intersection:

Prince George’s County Fire and Rescue responded to many rescue calls, including some that left many nearby families seeking temporary shelter:

And, the water rose so quickly, some furry friends were in danger:

Severe weather over the next few days make flash flooding possible.



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