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Rainy weekend forecast raises flooding concerns

Rainy weekend forecast raises flooding concerns

Frequent and sometimes heavy rainfall is forecast Friday through Sunday, potentially posing flooding risks, according to meteorologists.

A system of low pressure is forecast to move into the region Friday and stall overhead through the weekend. As much as 3-4 inches of rain, about a month’s worth, could fall over three days — much of it Friday night and Saturday morning.

Storms and heavy downpours are forecast to move in Friday afternoon, and meteorologists at the National Weather Service’s Baltimore/Washington forecast office said they are considering issuing a flash flood watch for Friday night into Saturday.

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