Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
614 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

VAC069-171-061445-
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FREDERICK VA-SHENANDOAH VA-
614 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1045 AM EDT FOR
SOUTHWESTERN FREDERICK AND SHENANDOAH COUNTIES IN NORTHWESTERN
VIRGINIA...

AT 611 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED RAINFALL AMOUNTS AROUND 2 INCHES
ACROSS THE AREA. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS UP TO ONE INCH ARE EXPECTED.
THE COMBINATION OF THE RAIN AND ALREADY SATURATED SOILS WILL CAUSE EXCESSIVE
RUNOFF...CAUSING CREEKS AND STREAMS TO RISE OUT OF THEIR BANKS.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
STRASBURG...MOUNT JACKSON...STAR TANNERY...BASYE-BRYCE MOUNTAIN...
WOODSTOCK...MIDDLETOWN...BASYE...EDINBURG...MAURERTOWN...TOMS BROOK...
GRAVEL SPRINGS...HARMONY...WILDE ACRES...CLARY...JEROME...HIGH VIEW MANOR...
FORT VALLEY...FISHERS HILL...KINGS CROSSING AND ALONZAVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 3901 7825 3900 7833 3898 7832 3898 7834
      3894 7830 3887 7834 3874 7849 3872 7863
      3874 7874 3882 7878 3892 7873 3893 7872
      3891 7872 3898 7863 3897 7859 3902 7855
      3903 7857 3915 7843 3917 7830

$$

BJL



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