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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
315 AM EDT Sun Jun 24 2018

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

  Potomac River at Edwards Ferry affecting Montgomery and Loudoun


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315 AM EDT Sun Jun 24 2018

...Flood Warning extended until this afternoon...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Potomac River at Edwards Ferry.
* From this morning until this afternoon.
* At 3 AM Sunday the stage was 14.8 feet.
* 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 this morning. The river will fall below flood stage by
  late this morning.
* 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     2PM  8PM  2AM  8AM        Crest
Location     Stage  Stg Day Time   Sun  Sun  Mon  Mon   Stg Day Time

Potomac River
Edwards Ferry 15.0 14.8 Sun 3 AM  14.6 13.7 13.0 12.5  15.2 Sun 8 AM

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


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