Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1242 PM EST THU FEB 4 2016

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JEFFERSON WV-
1242 PM EST THU FEB 4 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  RAIN AND SNOWMELT IN...
  NORTHEASTERN JEFFERSON COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF WEST VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 630 PM EST

* AT 1230 PM EST...THE POTOMAC RIVER WAS COMING OUT OF ITS BANKS
  JUST EAST OF SHEPHERDSTOWN AND FLOODING OF RIVER ROAD WAS
  REPORTED. THE STREAM WILL CREST OVER THE NEXT SIX HOURS AND BEGIN
  TO FALL. SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  LOCATIONS IMMEDIATELY EAST OF SHEPHERDSTOWN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED.
STREAM RISES WILL BE SLOW AND FLASH FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED.
HOWEVER...ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS
IMMEDIATELY.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 3943 7779 3943 7776 3940 7774 3940 7775
      3942 7777 3942 7780 3943 7781 3944 7780

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