WASHINGTON -- The rain has stopped, but flooding and high water continue to cover roads in the region Thursday.
Road closures remain around the region and the risk of flooding forced the city of Laurel to evacuate several hundred people.
Lingering showers will give way to some sunshine Thursday as parts of the region deal with high waters and flooding. Wednesday’s record rainfall continues to run downstream causing more flooding concerns, even the sun has come out.
There is an ongoing Flood Warning for parts of Maryland as the Monocacy and Patuxtent rivers remain above flood stage.
Roads around the regions remain closed because of flooding and high water.
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Lingering showers give way to some sunshine today as parts of the region deal with high waters and flooding. Yesterday’s record rainfall lead to widespread flooding and today all that rain continues to run down stream causing more flooding concerns, despite the fact that the rain is letting up. After the morning’s lingering showers, there will be breezy and milder conditions with the evening showers. Highs will be in the upper 70s. There is an ongoing Flood Warning with river and coastal concerns through the morning.
For tomorrow, expect a mix of clouds and sunshine with highs in the 70s. Get more information at: http://bit.ly/laIRkT
Rock Creek is still racing. I've never seen it like this. The sound of the water rushing is crazy.