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Jefferson County HSEM
Sunday September 9th, 2018 :: 09:42 p.m. EDT

Alert

Flood Warning until 03:30AM Monday

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.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BERKELEY, WV ... MORGAN, WV ... JEFFERSON, WV ... FREDERICK, VA ... WASHINGTON, MD

Instructions:

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.

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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:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Warning

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