FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY | 12+ water rescues in Frederick County
FREDERICK, Md. (WBFF) - Major flooding in Frederick County caused more than a dozen water rescues and prompted the National Weather Service to declare a "Flash Flood Emergency" in the area through 11:45 p.m. Tuesday.
Streets were seen swollen with water, and officials urged drivers to stay off the streets.
The flooding happened as part of a regional storm moved slowly in the Frederick area.
Much of central Maryland was under thunderstorm watches and flash flood warnings.
Montgomery County reported sending its swift-water rescue teams to help Frederick.