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Posted at 3:15 PM ET, 06/12/2009

Wednesday's College Park Flooding

By Jason Samenow

* Full Forecast | Are You a Severe Weather Junkie? | June Rains *

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Flooding in University Park, Md. Wednesday evening. By CWG visitor Christopher Blunck

Thunderstorms dumped copious amounts of rain in College Park, Md. Wednesday evening leading to flash flooding. Capital Weather Gang visitor Christopher Blunck recorded 3.35" on his home weather station in neighboring University Park, 2.5" of which fell in just one hour. At one point the rainfall rate reached 7.78"/hr. Chris captured some dramatic photos of the flooding. See his photo gallery of the flooding: Flooding in University Park, Md.

By Jason Samenow  | June 12, 2009; 3:15 PM ET
Categories:  Floods  
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Comments

Thanks for posting these photos. I live in University Park, and I thought it seemed like we got a LOT of rain! It's nice to have it confirmed.

Posted by: LCFC | June 12, 2009 10:17 PM | Report abuse

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