Flood Statement
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WGUS81 KLWX 311000
FLSLWX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
600 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

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

  Seneca Creek at Dawsonville affecting Montgomery County

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.

&&

MDC031-311534-
/O.EXT.KLWX.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-160731T1534Z/
/DAWM2.1.ER.160731T0720Z.160731T0950Z.160731T1234Z.NO/
600 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

...Flood Warning extended through this morning...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Seneca Creek at Dawsonville.
* Until this morning.
* At 6 AM Sunday the stage was 8.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Recent activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at
  6 AM Sunday was 8.1 feet.
* Forecast...The river will fall to below flood stage by
  later this morning.
* 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     1PM  7PM  1AM  7AM        Crest
Location     Stage  Stg Day Time   Sun  Sun  Mon  Mon   Stg Day Time

Seneca Creek
Dawsonville   7.5  8.1 Sun 6 AM   4.0  3.0  2.9  2.8
&&

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

$$

MJM



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