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Flood Warning

952 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

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

  Seneca Creek at Dawsonville affecting Montgomery County


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flood deaths result.

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952 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

The National Weather Service in Sterling Va has issued a
* Flood Warning for
  The Seneca Creek at Dawsonville.
* From this evening until Friday afternoon.
* At 9 AM Thursday the stage was 3.0 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 7.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by late this evening and crest
  near 8.7 feet by overnight tonight. The river will fall below flood
  stage by tomorrow morning.
* 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     1PM  7PM  1AM  7AM        Crest
Location     Stage  Stg Day Time   Thu  Thu  Fri  Fri   Stg Day Time

Seneca Creek
Dawsonville   7.5  3.0 Thu 9 AM   4.2  6.4  8.7  7.6   8.7 Fri 2 AM

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



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