Heavy rain spawns flash flooding in Maryland and Washington, D.C.
Regan National Airport recorded 4 inches of rain overnight, about as much rain as the area typically sees in the entire month of July
A stalled front led to flash flooding throughout parts of the mid-Atlantic early Saturday.
In areas like Baltimore and Washington, D.C., rushing water was seen on roadways.
The National Weather Service said they saw rainfall rates of up to 2 inches per hour. Upwards of 5 inches of rain was reported just in the overnight hours.
As of early Saturday, Regan National Airport recorded 4 inches of rain overnight, about as much rain as the area sees in the entire month of July. The average precipitation for July is 4.33 inches, and the airport recorded nearly that in just 10 hours.
Other top totals from Friday night through Saturday morning were seen in Maryland and Virginia.
Flood alerts are still in place through Saturday afternoon.
While rain will gradually taper off Saturday, the excessive rainfall threat will shift south for the Carolinas and Georgia. The associated heavy rain will create mainly localized areas of flash flooding.
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