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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1000 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

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

  Potomac River at Shepherdstown affecting Washington...Berkeley and
  Jefferson Counties
  Potomac River at Point of Rocks affecting Frederick and Loudoun
  Counties
  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.

Stay tuned to developments by listening to NOAA Weather radio...
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&&

MDC031-VAC107-211359-
/O.EXT.KLWX.FL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-180522T0105Z/
/EDFM2.2.ER.180519T0000Z.180520T1915Z.180521T1905Z.UU/
1000 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

...Flood Warning extended until Monday evening...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Potomac River at Edwards Ferry.
* Until Monday evening.
* At 9 PM Sunday the stage was 17.5 feet and falling.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Recent activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at
  9 PM Sunday was 17.6 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  mid-afternoon tomorrow.
* Impact...At 17.0 feet...Floodwaters begin to enter the store at
  Whites Ferry.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 17.6 feet
  on Feb 5 2016.

&&

River        Flood    Observed     2AM  8AM  2PM  8PM        Crest
Location     Stage  Stg Day Time   Mon  Mon  Mon  Mon   Stg Day Time

Potomac River
Edwards Ferry 15.0 17.5 Sun 9 PM  17.0 16.2 15.2 14.1
&&

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

$$





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