WASHINGTON -- Heavy rainfall around the region Tuesday morning is causing flash flooding in Prince George's County and D.C.
Prince George's County Fire/EMS Department has responded to several water rescues Tuesday morning. In several of the cases, vehicles are stalled in high water, according to tweets from the department's public information officer, Mark Brady.
A flash flood warning has been issues for D.C. and central Prince George's County in Maryland until 1:45 p.m.
The flooding has closed roads in College Park, Hyattsville, River Park and other areas around Prince George's County.
No injuries have been reported and water is two to three feet deep in some area, Brady says.
"It really caught a lot of people by surprise," he says.
2 vehicles stranded in high water on Paint Branch Parkway under Metro bridge. All rescued. No imj College Park pic.twitter.com/WmdYbS0hho— Mark Brady (@PGFDPIO) June 10, 2014
Water Rescue on Central Ave at Watkins Park Dr in Largo. 2 occupied vehicles stranded in high water. A tree is on top of one of the cars.— Mark Brady (@PGFDPIO) June 10, 2014
Water Rescue Kenilworth Ave and Rittenhouse St— Mark Brady (@PGFDPIO) June 10, 2014
Water Rescue. Occupied car stalled in high water. Baltimore Ave and East West Highway— Mark Brady (@PGFDPIO) June 10, 2014
Water Rescue in Progress #2 8900 block of 59th Avenue in Berwyn Heights - occupied vehicle stalled in high water— Mark Brady (@PGFDPIO) June 10, 2014
Water Rescue in progress - occupied vehicles stalled in high water - 6800 block of Dartmouth Ave— Mark Brady (@PGFDPIO) June 10, 2014
Flooding is occurring in Hyattsville, College Park and Berwyn Heights - stay indoors if possible - FLASH FLOODING IS OCCURRING— Mark Brady (@PGFDPIO) June 10, 2014
Busy morning with water rescues across NE PG County pic.twitter.com/kACtTx1v5H— Kate Ryan (@KateRyanWTOP) June 10, 2014
Follow the path of the storm on the Super Doppler Radar.
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