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Jefferson County HSEM
Friday May 5th, 2017 :: 05:30 p.m. EDT

Alert

Flood Warning until 06:00PM

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has extended the

* Flood Warning for... Central Frederick County in northwestern Virginia... Berkeley County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...

* Until 800 PM EDT

* At 428 PM EDT, reporting gauges and emergency management continued to report elevated water levels on Back Creek, Tuscarora Creek, and other small streams in the two counties. Local law enforcement continued to report several road closures within Berkely County including Henshaw Road along Mill Creek.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Martinsburg, Inwood, Berkeley, Falling Waters, Hedgesville, Tomahawk, Glengary, Johnsontown, Shanghai, Gerrardstown, Gainesboro, Vanville, Bunker Hill, Cross Junction, Arden, Jones Springs, Gore and Martinsburg Airport.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BERKELEY

Instructions:

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. 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

Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible 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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