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Maryland weather: Flooding ravages Frederick, Southern Maryland as rain continues through Saturday

Maryland weather: Flooding ravages Frederick, Southern Maryland as rain continues through Saturday

Meteorologists warned Marylanders to stay on guard for flooding into this weekend, with rivers swollen and little respite from the rain in the forecast.

While precipitation slowed Friday afternoon, the National Weather Service warned on Twitter: “The relative lull in the rainfall will be ending this evening as rain returns to the area. At a minimum, this will exacerbate ongoing flooding.”

The wet and stormy weather pattern that has dominated this week already caused major flooding and damaged roads in Frederick County, and with more precipitation forecast through Saturday, meteorologists on Friday also warned the Potomac River will hit soon hit flood stage, and remain...

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