Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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WGUS81 KLWX 281902
FLSLWX
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
302 PM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

...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.
You can also find us on Facebook by searching U.S. National Weather
Service Baltimore Washington.

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MDC031-291902-
/O.EXT.KLWX.FL.W.0008.170728T2100Z-170729T2217Z/
/DAWM2.1.ER.170729T0900Z.170729T1100Z.170729T1617Z.NO/
302 PM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

...Flood Warning extended until Saturday evening...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Seneca Creek at Dawsonville.
* From tomorrow morning until Saturday evening.
* At 3 PM Friday the stage was 4.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage tonight and crest near 8.0 feet
  by tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage by early
  tomorrow afternoon.
* 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 8.8 feet
  on Jul 31 2016.

&&


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

Seneca Creek
Dawsonville   7.5  4.1 Fri 3 PM        4.5  6.7  8.0   8.0 Sat 7 AM

The river could rise faster than indicated here if extremely heavy
rain develops. Be alert.
&&

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

$$




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