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Jefferson County HSEM
Sunday September 9th, 2018 :: 09:54 a.m. EDT

Alert

Flood Warning until 03:45PM

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flood Warning for... Washington County in north central Maryland... Northeastern Frederick County in northwestern Virginia... Central Jefferson County in the Panhandle of West Virginia... Morgan County in the Panhandle of West Virginia... Berkeley County in the Panhandle of West Virginia... Northeastern Hampshire County in eastern West Virginia...

* Until 345 PM EDT Sunday.

* At 942 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause flooding. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen. Additional rainfall amounts around one inch is expected. This will cause creeks and streams to gradually rise out of their banks.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include... Hagerstown, Martinsburg, Shepherdstown, Hancock, Paw Paw, Municipal Stadium, Greenwood, Robinwood, Fountainhead-Orchard Hills, Ranson, Boonsboro, Smithsburg, Inwood, Paramount-Long Meadow, Wilson-Conococheague, Williamsport, Berkeley Springs, Mount Aetna, Mount Lena and San Mar.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BERKELEY, WV ... MORGAN, WV ... JEFFERSON, WV ... HAMPSHIRE, WV ... FREDERICK, VA ... WASHINGTON, MD

Instructions:

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

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

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 304-728-3290

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Warning

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