From the ABC 7 Weather team

WATCH: Flash floods create rushing river on Ellicott City road

September 7, 2011 - 02:49 PM
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From Maryland: There's pavement somewhere under all that water. Probably.

UPDATE 3:15 p.m.: The Baltimore Sun posted a new video showing the street-level view of the flooding in Ellicott. Take a look.

ORIGINAL: Here's a good example of precisely what you are not supposed to do while driving in flash floods. The scene is from Ellicott City about 30 miles northeast of the District, where up to 6 inches of rain has fallen today. In D.C., there's a "severe traffic disruption" on 14th Street Bridge. That's because the local side roads are flooded and the whole dang bridge is clogged with angry commuters trying to get out of here.

Meanwhile, the rain is moving away from NoVa. Good riddance, for now.

There's also this video of Ellicott City's newest river and today's “definitely Armageddon weather”:

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