Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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WGUS41 KLWX 181017
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
617 AM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

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

  Potomac River at Edwards Ferry affecting Loudoun and Montgomery

 ...Minor flooding expected on the Potomac at Edwards Ferry...


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

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617 AM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

The National Weather Service in Sterling Va has issued a
* Flood Warning for
  The Potomac River at Edwards Ferry.
* From this morning until this evening.
* At 6 AM Wednesday the stage was 14.9 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this morning and crest near
  15.2 feet by late this morning. The river will fall below flood
  stage by mid-afternoon today.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet...Water reaches the boat ramp and lower
  parking area at Edwards Ferry, and begins to inundate areas near
  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   Wed  Wed  Thu  Thu   Stg Day Time

Potomac River
Edwards Ferry 15.0 14.9 Wed 6 AM  15.0 14.2 13.1 12.2  15.2 Wed 11 AM

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


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