Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
649 PM EDT Fri May 26 2017

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

  Shenandoah River at Millville affecting Clarke...Warren and
  Jefferson Counties

Heavy rains over the past few days have resulted in high runoff
along the Shenandoah River. This resulting in a surge of water
moving downstream across Clarke, Warren and Jefferson counties.
Some roads near the river have already started to flood.

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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649 PM EDT Fri May 26 2017

The National Weather Service in Sterling Va has issued a
* Flood Warning for
  The Shenandoah River at Millville.
* From this evening until Saturday morning.
* At 6 PM Friday the stage was 9.5 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by late this evening and crest
  near 10.2 feet by late this evening. The river will fall below
  flood stage by late tonight.
* Impact...At 10.0 feet...Parts of Bloomery Road and John Rissler
  Road are flooded near Bloomery, West Virginia. Once these roads
  flood, access to homes is impaired but the homes themselves are not
  in any danger of flooding. Moulton Park and the Millville boat
  launch are also flooded.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 10.9 feet
  on Feb 5 2016.

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

Shenandoah River
Millville     10.0  9.5 Fri 6 PM       10.0 10.2  9.5  10.2 Fri 11 PM
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LAT...LON 3897 7821 3905 7805 3935 7778 3932 7772
      3914 7785 3895 7807 3892 7816

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