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Jefferson County HSEM
Friday May 5th, 2017 :: 05:08 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Flood Watch from 5/5/2017 4:59 PM to 5/6/2017 8:00 AM EDT for Jefferson County has escalated into a Flood Warning.

Flood watch has escalated into a flood warning.

501 PM EDT Fri May 5 2017

...Flood Warning continues through Saturday morning...
The Flood Warning continues for
The Opequon Creek near Martinsburg.
* From early this evening until Saturday morning.
* At 5 PM Friday the stage was 9.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is 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 10.8 feet
on Feb 4 2016.  

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River Flood Observed 1PM 7PM 1AM 7AM Crest
Location Stage Stg Day Time Fri Fri Sat Sat Stg Day Time

Opequon Creek
Martinsburg 10.0 9.3 Fri 5 PM 10.1 9.8 8.1 9.8 Sat 2 AM 
&&

LAT...LON 3929 7807 3932 7804 3943 7799 3955 7792
3951 7786 3938 7792 3924 7800

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

Contact
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Non-emergencies: 304-728-3290

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