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

Advisory

Flood Watch until 12:00PM Monday

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.

* AFFECTED AREAS: WESTERN MINERAL ... NORTHERN BALTIMORE ... EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY ... NORTHWEST HOWARD ... NORTHERN VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE ... MORGAN ... NORTHWEST HARFORD ... JEFFERSON ... FREDERICK ... WARREN ... SOUTHERN BALTIMORE ... SHENANDOAH ... WESTERN PENDLETON ... CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY ... EASTERN MINERAL ... CARROLL ... HARDY ... WESTERN GRANT ... CLARKE ... BERKELEY ... EASTERN GRANT ... PAGE ... CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST HOWARD ... WASHINGTON ... HAMPSHIRE ... FREDERICK ... EASTERN PENDLETON ... ROCKINGHAM ... SOUTHEAST HARFORD

Instructions:

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.

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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:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Watch

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