137  
WWUS81 KLWX 312215  
SPSLWX  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
615 PM EDT THU MAY 31 2018  
 
MDZ011-506-312330-  
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-  
615 PM EDT THU MAY 31 2018  
 
...HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT ELLICOTT  
CITY...CATONSVILLE...OELLA...AND BALTIMORE CITY EARLY THIS EVENING...  
 
AT 613 PM EDT, SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL WERE  
LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM MOUNT AIRY TO NEAR ROCKVILLE.  
MOVEMENT WAS EAST AT 15 MPH.  
 
THESE STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO PASS THROUGH EAST-CENTRAL HOWARD  
COUNTY, SOUTH-CENTRAL BALTIMORE COUNTY, AND THE WEST-CENTRAL PORTION  
OF THE CITY OF BALTIMORE BETWEEN 640 PM AND 740 PM THIS EVENING.  
THESE STORMS HAVE A HISTORY OF PRODUCING BETWEEN 0.5 AND 1.0 INCHES  
OF RAINFALL.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
BALTIMORE, COLUMBIA, ELKRIDGE, ELLICOTT CITY, CATONSVILLE, WOODLAWN,  
ARBUTUS, LANSDOWNE, OELLA AND HALETHORPE.  
 
THESE LOCATIONS WITH PARTICULAR SENSITIVITY TO HEAVY RAINFALL DUE TO  
LAST SUNDAY'S CATASTROPHIC FLOODING ARE IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS.  
PEOPLE SHOULD PREPARE FOR PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS AND POOR  
DRAINAGE AREAS, AND BE PREPARED TO MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IN CASE  
WARNINGS ARE ISSUED.  
 
LAT...LON 3923 7667 3922 7668 3922 7669 3920 7685  
3929 7687 3930 7668  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2159Z 257DEG 15KT 3936 7714 3905 7717  
 

 
 
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