Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
136 PM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

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

  North Branch Potomac River at Kitzmiller affecting Garrett and
  Mineral 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.
You can also find us on Facebook by searching U.S. National Weather
Service Baltimore Washington.

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MDC023-WVC057-170236-
/O.NEW.KLWX.FL.W.0001.180216T1905Z-180217T0600Z/
/KITM2.1.ER.180216T1905Z.180216T2100Z.180217T0000Z.NO/
136 PM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

The National Weather Service in Sterling Va has issued a
* Flood Warning for
  The North Branch Potomac River at Kitzmiller.
* From this afternoon until overnight tonight.
* At 1 PM Friday the stage was 8.8 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by mid-afternoon today and crest
  near 9.1 feet by late this afternoon. The river is then forecast to
  begin to fall.
* Impact...At 9.0 feet...Low lying areas near the river around
  Kitzmiller are flooded.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 9.4 feet
  on Jul 29 2017.

&&

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

North Branch Potomac River
Kitzmiller    9.0  8.8 Fri 1 PM         7.4  6.5  6.0   9.1 Fri 5 PM
&&

LAT...LON 3933 7930 3937 7928 3941 7922 3941 7916
     3938 7914 3933 7921 3932 7924

$$

JE


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