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Jefferson County HSEM
Sunday September 9th, 2018 :: 10:29 p.m. EDT

Alert

Event extended - Flood Warning for the Potomac River at Shepherdstown from 9/10 10:00 AM to 9/12 10:00 PM.

1023 PM EDT Sun Sep 9 2018

...Flood Warning extended until Wednesday evening...
The Flood Warning continues for
The Potomac River at Shepherdstown.
* From late tomorrow morning until Wednesday evening.
* At 9 PM Sunday the stage was 8.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by late tomorrow morning and 
crest near 18.9 feet by early tomorrow evening. The river will fall
below flood stage by late Wednesday afternoon.
* Impact...At 19.0 feet...Water covers the pedestrian bridge adjacent
to the Shepherdstown boat ramp. Significant portions of the C&O 
Canal towpath are flooded.

Instructions:

Turn around, don’t drown.

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:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
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