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People are being evacuated in Laurel, Md., after all seven gates of the Duckett Dam were opened to relieve water pressure
ABC7 Meteorologist Lauryn Rickets says flash flooding is likely Tuesday night as the rain intensifies. And those rain clouds won't break until later in the week.
After two days of steady rain, the Monocacy River has spilled over its banks.
Construction at Reagan National Airport has caused some flooding and phone outages early Tuesday morning.
Storms have caused flash floods in sections of Roanoke, requiring the rescue of more than two dozen people.
Residents in the Huntington area of Fairfax County are being warned to move their cars from low-lying areas.
The rain the region has seen in the past week, along with the rain from Tropical Storm Andrea, may have created a hazard for homeowners who have private wells, septic systems or land near rivers and streams.
The Mayor of Laurel has declared an immediate municipal civil emergency due to release of water from Howard Duckett Dam.
Storage tanks and a tunnel that could hold millions of gallons of stormwater are being proposed to provide flood relief to two Washington neighborhoods.
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