Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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WGUS81 KLWX 300153
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
953 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...The flood warning is cancelled for the following rivers in West
Virginia...

  Opequon Creek near Martinsburg affecting Berkeley and Jefferson
  Counties

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Never attempt to drive through a flooded roadway...this is how most
flood deaths result.

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WVC003-037-300223-
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/MBGW2.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
953 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Opequon Creek near Martinsburg.
* At 9 PM Thursday the stage was 9.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Crested below flood stage.
* Impact...At 9.0 feet...The creek begins to overflow its banks in a
  few spots. Water approaches Bowers Road at the low spot near the
  creek.

&&


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

Opequon Creek
Martinsburg   10.0  9.2 Thu 9 PM   7.8  8.2  8.0  7.5
&&

LAT...LON 3929 7807 3932 7804 3943 7799 3955 7792
      3951 7786 3938 7792 3924 7800

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