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Jefferson County HSEM
Sunday September 9th, 2018 :: 07:24 p.m. EDT


Event extended (time). Flood Warning Opequon Creek from 9/9/2018 7:18 PM to 9/11/2018 5:36 PM EDT for Jeff Co.

719 PM EDT Sun Sep 9 2018

...Flood Warning extended until Tuesday afternoon...
The Flood Warning continues for
The Opequon Creek near Martinsburg.
* Until Tuesday afternoon.
* At 7 PM Sunday the stage was 10.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Recent activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at
7 PM Sunday was 10.6 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 11.7 feet by 
tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage 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 12.5 feet
on May 20 2018.


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

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Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Likely (p > ~50%)
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