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Jefferson County HSEM
Saturday September 8th, 2018 :: 03:16 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Flood Watch until 06:00AM Monday

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of Maryland, The District of Columbia, Virginia, and West Virginia, including the following areas, in Maryland, Anne Arundel, Carroll, Central and Eastern Allegany, Central and Southeast Howard, Central and Southeast Montgomery, Extreme Western Allegany, Frederick MD, Northern Baltimore, Northwest Harford, Northwest Howard, Northwest Montgomery, Prince Georges, Southeast Harford, Southern Baltimore, and Washington. The District of Columbia. In Virginia, Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria, Clarke, Eastern Loudoun, Fairfax, Frederick VA, and Western Loudoun. In West Virginia, Berkeley, Eastern Mineral, Hampshire, Jefferson, Morgan, and Western Mineral.

* From 2 AM EDT Sunday through late Sunday night

* Moderate to locally heavy rain is expected overnight through Sunday night. Average rainfall amounts around 1 to 3 inches are expected during this time, with locally higher amounts possible.

* The soaking rain will cause creeks and streams to gradually rise, possibly out of their banks. Flooding of urban areas is possible as well.

* AFFECTED AREAS: WESTERN MINERAL ... ANNE ARUNDEL ... FAIRFAX ... NORTHERN BALTIMORE ... EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY ... NORTHWEST HOWARD ... DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ... MORGAN ... NORTHWEST HARFORD ... JEFFERSON ... FREDERICK ... SOUTHERN BALTIMORE ... CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MONTGOMERY ... CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY ... EASTERN MINERAL ... EASTERN LOUDOUN ... CARROLL ... PRINCE GEORGES ... WESTERN LOUDOUN ... ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA ... CLARKE ... BERKELEY ... CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST HOWARD ... WASHINGTON ... HAMPSHIRE ... FREDERICK ... NORTHWEST MONTGOMERY ... SOUTHEAST HARFORD

Instructions:

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

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Address/Location
Jefferson County HSEM
28 Industrial Boulevard #101
Kearneysville, WV 25430

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Watch

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