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Jefferson County HSEM
Sunday September 9th, 2018 :: 08:03 p.m. EDT


Event extended (time). Areal Flood Watch from 9/9/2018 7:59 PM to 9/10/2018 12:00 PM EDT for Jeff Co.

759 PM EDT Sun Sep 9 2018


The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* Portions of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia, including 
the following areas, in Maryland, Carroll, Central and Eastern 
Allegany, Central and Southeast Howard, Extreme Western 
Allegany, Frederick MD, Northern Baltimore, Northwest Harford, 
Northwest Howard, Southeast Harford, Southern Baltimore, and 
Washington. In Virginia, Clarke, Frederick VA, Northern 
Virginia Blue Ridge, Page, Rockingham, Shenandoah, and Warren. 
In West Virginia, Berkeley, Eastern Grant, Eastern Mineral, 
Eastern Pendleton, Hampshire, Hardy, Jefferson, Morgan, 
Western Grant, Western Mineral, and Western Pendleton. 

* Through Monday morning

* Moderate to locally heavy rain is expected into tonight. 
Average rainfall amounts around 2 to 4 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. 


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.

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

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