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Jefferson County HSEM
Sunday September 9th, 2018 :: 09:38 p.m. EDT


New event. Areal Flood Warning from 9/9/2018 9:35 PM to 9/10/2018 3:30 AM EDT for 25430, Jefferson County.

935 PM EDT SUN SEP 9 2018

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Washington County in north central Maryland...
Northeastern Frederick County in northwestern Virginia...
Central Jefferson County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...
Morgan County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...
Berkeley County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...

* Until 330 AM EDT Monday.

* At 928 PM EDT, stream gauges indicate flooding is occurring on 
Conococheague Creek in Fairview, with a recent stage of 10.5 feet. 
At 10 feet, Wishard Road and Kemp Mill Road are both flooded. 
Stream gauge also indicates that Back Creek in Jones Springs is 
experiencing minor flooding with a recent stage of 11.61 feet and 
rising. At 11 feet, Dry Run Road begins to flood, and water 
approaches Daisy Lane. At 12 feet, Dry Run Road and Daisy Lane are 
flooded, and water begins to cover pastureland near the creek. 
Emergency officials have reported numerous road closures due to 
high water. Other streams in the area may also be experiencing 
flooding as they continue to rise overnight.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
Hagerstown, Martinsburg, Shepherdstown, Hancock, Paw Paw, Municipal
Stadium, Greenwood, Robinwood, Fountainhead-Orchard Hills, Ranson,
Boonsboro, Smithsburg, Inwood, Paramount-Long Meadow,
Wilson-Conococheague, Williamsport, Berkeley Springs, Mount Aetna,
Mount Lena and San Mar.


Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.

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

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

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