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PROJECT ALERT NOTICE (MD) USGS Response to May 27, 2018 Flooding in Central Maryland Continues

Date: Thu, 31 May 2018 08:16:10 EDT

Summary: Heavy rain in central Maryland on Sunday, May 27, 2018 caused severe localized flooding and minor damage to some streamflow gages.

On Sunday afternoon, May 27, 2018, at least 8 to 10 inches of precipitation fell over Ellicott City, Catonsville, and surrounding vicinities in central Maryland.
USGS personnel are deployed to identify high-water marks today at several USGS gages in the area. The deployment includes three crews, totaling eight staff. Target watersheds for today's work include the Little Patuxent River in Howard County, and Moores Run in northeast Baltimore.

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