Flood Statement
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WGUS81 KLWX 270601
FLSLWX
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
201 AM EDT Sat May 27 2017

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

  Shenandoah River at Millville affecting Clarke...Warren and
  Jefferson 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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VAC043-187-WVC037-271500-
/O.EXT.KLWX.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-170527T1500Z/
/MILW2.1.ER.000000T0000Z.170527T0330Z.170527T0900Z.NO/
201 AM EDT Sat May 27 2017

...Flood Warning extended until this morning...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Shenandoah River at Millville.
* Until this morning.
* At 1 AM Saturday the stage was 10.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Recent activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at
  1 AM Saturday was 10.6 feet.
* Forecast...The river has crested and will continue to fall to below
  flood stage later this morning.
* Impact...At 11.0 feet...A small portion of Wilt Road (County Road
  9/8) begins to flood. Water also begins to flow over Millville Dam.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 10.9 feet
  on Feb 5 2016.

&&


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

Shenandoah River
Millville     10.0 10.5 Sat 1 AM   9.0  8.3  7.8  7.4  10.5 Sat 2 AM
&&

LAT...LON 3897 7821 3905 7805 3935 7778 3932 7772
      3914 7785 3895 7807 3892 7816

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