Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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WGUS81 KLWX 060241
FLSLWX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
941 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Maryland...Virginia...

  Potomac River at Edwards Ferry affecting Montgomery and Loudoun
  Counties

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Never attempt to drive through a flooded roadway...this is how most
flood deaths result.

Stay tuned to developments by listening to NOAA Weather radio...
television or radio stations...or visit our website at weather.gov.
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Service Baltimore Washington.

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MDC031-VAC107-060900-
/O.EXT.KLWX.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-160206T0900Z/
/EDFM2.2.RS.160204T1008Z.160205T0815Z.160206T0300Z.UU/
941 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

...Flood Warning extended until late tonight...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Potomac River at Edwards Ferry.
* Until late tonight.
* At 9 PM Friday the stage was 15.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Recent activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at
  9 PM Friday was 15.9 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  late this evening.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet...Water reaches the boat ramp and lower
  parking area at Edwards Ferry, and begins to inundate areas near
  Whites Ferry.

&&

River        Flood    Observed     1AM  7AM  1PM  7PM        Crest
Location     Stage  Stg Day Time   Sat  Sat  Sat  Sat   Stg Day Time

Potomac River
Edwards Ferry 15.0 15.4 Fri 9 PM  14.5 13.6 13.0 12.3
&&

LAT...LON 3920 7754 3911 7755 3905 7745 3903 7736
      3908 7730 3913 7745 3923 7744

$$

HTS


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