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Jefferson County HSEM
Friday May 5th, 2017 :: 09:51 a.m. EDT

Advisory

Flood Watch until 08:00AM Saturday

...The National Weather Service in Sterling Va has issued a flood watch for the following rivers in Maryland...West Virginia... Wills Creek near Cumberland affecting Allegany County Opequon Creek near Martinsburg affecting Berkeley and Jefferson Counties The National Weather Service in Sterling Va has issued a

* Flood Watch for The Opequon Creek near Martinsburg.

* From this morning until Saturday morning.

* At 09 AM Friday the stage was 4.2 feet.

* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is possible.

* Flood stage may be approached by this afternoon. Begin preparing for possible flooding. &&

* AFFECTED AREAS: BERKELEY ... JEFFERSON

Instructions:

River flood forecasts are based on forecast amounts of precipitation over the next 72 hours. If precipitation amounts are greater or less than anticipated...river forecasts will differ. Updated watches or warnings will be issued when necessary. Additional information is available at http://water.weather.gov . Once there, click on the local area to view river information.

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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

Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible 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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