Receive alerts from your local agencies
...or text your ZIP CODE to 888777 for mobile alerts

Full Notification

Jefferson County HSEM
Sunday September 9th, 2018 :: 12:58 p.m. EDT


New event. Flood Warning for the Potomac River at Shepherdstown from 9/10/2018 4:00 PM until further notice

1254 PM EDT Sun Sep 9 2018

The National Weather Service in Sterling Va has issued a
* Flood Warning for 
The Potomac River at Shepherdstown.
* From Monday afternoon until further notice.
* At 12 PM Sunday the stage was 4.6 feet and steady.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by late tomorrow afternoon and 
crest near 20.5 feet by mid Tuesday afternoon.
* Impact...At 22.0 feet...Water approaches homes on the West Virginia
side of the river near Shepherdstown, and impacts are also observed
on the Maryland side, not just to the C&O Canal towpath, but also 
to roads and structures.


Turn around, don’t drown.

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

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

TEXT-A-TIP -  Text TIP JCHSEM followed by your message, to 888777

Submit an anonymous web tip

Alert Details

Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Likely (p > ~50%)
Meteorological (inc. flood)
NWS Rebroadcast

Navigate & Discover