Severe weather, flash flooding affecting Ellicott City

The Howard County Food Bank is accepting donations in partnership with Ellicott City Partnership (ECP), a nonprofit "whose mission is to preserve the heritage and vitality of historic Ellicott City", according to their website.

News outlets showed local photos and video of the turbulent floodwaters cascading down Main Street in Ellicott City, some 13 miles (20 kilometers) west of Baltimore.

Officials in the area are urging people to find higher ground and not drive through flooded roads. The agency added that water had risen above the first floor of buildings in some areas and that it had received reports of building collapses. There was no immediate report of any injuries.

All of fire and EMS department's rescue swimmers are responding to the emergency, and swift water units from as far away as Northern Virginia are on their way to Ellicott City.

"If you are trapped, we are coming", tweeted.

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Flooding submerged parts of Maryland Sunday, prompting water rescues and shutting down roads. Two people were killed.

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood emergency late in the afternoon for Ellicott City, a town 10 miles west of Baltimore, warning of an "extremely unsafe and potentially catastrophic situation".

During the July 2016 storm, 6 inches of rain fell in about an hour in Ellicott City.

Roger Carter Community Center is open for those that need a place to shelter.

Maryland State Police also urged drivers to use caution and avoid the outer loop of Interstate 695 between Interstate 70 and Washington Boulevard, which was inundated with as much as three feet of water.

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