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Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
956 AM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Maryland...Virginia...

  Potomac River at Edwards Ferry affecting Montgomery and Loudoun
  Counties

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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&&

MDC031-VAC107-060256-
/O.EXT.KLWX.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-160206T0800Z/
/EDFM2.2.RS.160204T1008Z.160205T0815Z.160206T0200Z.NO/
956 AM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

...Flood Warning extended until late tonight...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Potomac River at Edwards Ferry.
* Until late tonight.
* At 9 AM Friday the stage was 17.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Recent activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at
  9 AM Friday was 17.5 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  late this evening.
* Impact...At 17.0 feet...Floodwaters begin to enter the store at
  Whites Ferry.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 16.0 feet
  on May 10 2013.

&&

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

Potomac River
Edwards Ferry 15.0 17.2 Fri 9 AM  16.7 15.5 14.3 13.4     Crested
&&

LAT...LON 3920 7754 3911 7755 3905 7745 3903 7736
      3908 7730 3913 7745 3923 7744

$$

JE



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