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Jefferson County HSEM
Sunday September 9th, 2018 :: 12:56 p.m. EDT


New event. Flood Warning for the Opequon Creek from 9/10/2018 2:00 AM to 9/11/2018 3:00 PM for Jefferson County.

1249 PM EDT Sun Sep 9 2018

The National Weather Service in Sterling Va has issued a
* Flood Warning for 
The Opequon Creek near Martinsburg.
* From late tonight until Tuesday afternoon.
* At 12 PM Sunday the stage was 6.1 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by overnight tonight and crest 
near 11.0 feet by mid-afternoon tomorrow. The river will fall below
flood stage by late Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 11.0 feet...Water begins to cover backyards of homes on
Bowers Road (County Road 1/1). Douglas Grove Road (County Road 
9/16) is flooded and impassible. Water also approaches Golf Course 
Road (County Road 36) and Grapevine Road (County Road 9/14).
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 10.0 feet
on Jun 3 2018.  


Turn around, don’t drown.

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

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Alert Details

Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Likely (p > ~50%)
Meteorological (inc. flood)
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