Flash Flood Watch in Effect Monday Afternoon

Weather service forecasts two inches of rain, high winds


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via National Weather Service

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County and surrounding areas as a cold front sweeps into the region bringing widespread showers and thunderstorms.

The flash flood watch is in effect from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m.

The weather service said heavy showers could bring about 1 to 2 inches of rain with localized amounts measuring as high as 3 to 4 inches, which could result in flash flooding. The weather service warned residents to be wary near creeks and streams that are prone to flooding, especially in urban areas.

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