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Jefferson County HSEM
Tuesday August 21st, 2018 :: 11:02 p.m. EDT

Alert

Flood Warning until 02:30AM Wednesday

At 1058 PM EDT, local law enforcement officials reported flooding along Dry Run in Martinsburg that was causing evacuations. Tuscarora Creek is near moderate flood stage, which affects low lying areas in Martinsburg. Mill Creek in Bunker Hill is approaching flood stage. Other flooding may also be occurring in the area. Some locations that may experience flooding include... Hagerstown, Martinsburg, Shepherdstown, Municipal Stadium, Robinwood, Fountainhead-Orchard Hills, Ranson, Boonsboro, Smithsburg, Inwood, Paramount-Long Meadow, Wilson-Conococheague, Williamsport, Mount Aetna, Mount Lena, San Mar, Long Meadow, Kearneysville, Saint James and Berkeley.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BERKELEY, WV ... JEFFERSON, WV ... WASHINGTON, MD

Instructions:

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.

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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

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Alert Details

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

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