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Dangerous flash floods hit Washington DC area

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A flooding emergency in the Washington DC area left commuters in hazardous conditions.

Torrential downpours led to road closures and left drivers stranded as well as dangerous flooding on the underground rail-lines.

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A record 3.41 inches of rainfall was measured at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.

Across the region, dangerous situations unfolded as fast-flowing water flooded many local roads. Multiple drivers quickly became stranded in high water, including a father who carried his two small daughters from a vehicle trapped in waist-deep floodwaters at Massachusetts Avenue and Little Falls Parkway in Bethesda.

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