Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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Flood Warning
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
917 AM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

...The National Weather Service in Sterling Va has issued a flood
warning for the following rivers in Maryland...

  Seneca Creek at Dawsonville affecting Montgomery County

 Heavy rain will develop across Montgomery County today and tonight.
 This heavy rain is likely to cause flooding along Seneca Creek.


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

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917 AM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

The National Weather Service in Sterling Va has issued a
* Flood Warning for
  The Seneca Creek at Dawsonville.
* From this afternoon until Saturday afternoon.
* At 9 AM Friday the stage was 2.1 feet and steady.
* Flood stage is 7.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by late tonight and crest
  near 7.7 feet by tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood
  stage by late tomorrow morning. Heavier rain may cause the creek to
  rise above flood stage sooner, so be prepared as early as this
* Impact...At 7.5 feet...Portions of the Seneca Creek Greenway are
  flooded. A small portion of Berryville Road west of Darnestown
  begins to flood.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 7.6 feet
  on Feb 4 2016.


River        Flood    Observed     2PM  8PM  2AM  8AM        Crest
Location     Stage  Stg Day Time   Fri  Fri  Sat  Sat   Stg Day Time

Seneca Creek
Dawsonville    7.5  2.1 Fri 9 AM   2.1  2.6  4.7  7.7   7.7 Sat 8 AM

Please note that heavier rain may cause the creek to rise faster than
this forecast indicates. This is why the flood warning begins this


LAT...LON 3914 7736 3914 7730 3912 7729 3909 7730
      3907 7731 3907 7736 3910 7736


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