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Jefferson County HSEM
Monday January 23rd, 2017 :: 08:42 p.m. EST

Alert

Event cancelled. Flood Warning from 1/23/2017 8:37 PM to 1/24/2017 10:10 PM EST for Jefferson County.

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WGUS81 KLWX 240137
FLSLWX
FLOOD STATEMENT 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 
837 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...The flood warning is cancelled for the following rivers in West 
Virginia...

Opequon Creek near Martinsburg affecting Berkeley and Jefferson 
Counties

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Never attempt to drive through a flooded roadway...this is how most 
flood deaths result.  

Stay tuned to developments by listening to NOAA Weather radio...
television or radio stations...or visit our website at weather.gov. 
You can also find us on Facebook by searching U.S. National Weather 
Service Baltimore Washington.

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837 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
The Opequon Creek near Martinsburg.
* At 8 PM Monday the stage was 5.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Impact...At 10.0 feet...Floodwaters begin to cover Douglas Grove 
Road (County Road 9/16) east of Martinsburg. A portion of Bowers 
Road is also flooded. Low lying areas near the creek begin to 
flood. Water also begins to cover the stream access point at Stone 
Bridge.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 10.5 feet
on Dec 30 2013.  

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River Flood Observed 1PM 7PM 1AM 7AM Crest
Location Stage Stg Day Time Mon Mon Tue Tue Stg Day Time

Opequon Creek
Martinsburg 10.0 5.8 Mon 8 PM 8.4 6.6 5.5 4.6 9.7 Tue 7 AM 
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LAT...LON 3929 7807 3932 7804 3943 7799 3955 7792
3951 7786 3938 7792 3924 7800

Instructions:

No action required.

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

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

Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Past - Responsive action is no longer required
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
NWS Rebroadcast

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