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Barbour County OEM / 911
Sunday September 9th, 2018 :: 03:12 a.m. EDT

Advisory

Flood Watch until 08:00PM Monday

The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has expanded the

* Flood Watch to include portions of western Maryland and northern West Virginia, including the following areas, in western Maryland, Garrett. In northern West Virginia, Eastern Preston, Eastern Tucker, Marion, Monongalia, Preston, Ridges of Eastern Monongalia and Northwestern Preston, Western Tucker, and Wetzel.

* Through Monday evening

* Moderate to heavy rain is expected through Monday as remnant low pressure, of what once was tropical system Gordan, crosses the region. Three to six inches rain is possible by late Monday.

* Widespread flooding is possible in the watch area. There will also be the risk for potentially significant river flooding.

* AFFECTED AREAS: RIDGES OF EASTERN MONONGALIA AND NORTHWESTERN PRESTON ... EASTERN TUCKER ... WETZEL ... MONONGALIA ... EASTERN PRESTON ... WESTERN TUCKER ... GARRETT ... PRESTON ... MARION

Instructions:

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

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Address/Location
Barbour County OEM / 911
111 Overlook Dr
Philippi, WV 26416

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 304-457-5167

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant 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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