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Jefferson County HSEM
Thursday December 13th, 2018 :: 02:08 p.m. EST

Advisory

Flood Watch until 06:00PM Saturday

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of north central Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia, including the following areas, in north central Maryland, Washington. In Virginia, Augusta, Central Virginia Blue Ridge, Clarke, Frederick VA, Northern Virginia Blue Ridge, Page, Rockingham, Shenandoah, and Warren. In West Virginia, Berkeley, Hampshire, Hardy, Jefferson, and Morgan.

* From Friday evening through Saturday afternoon

* Moderate rainfall is expected with locally heavy rain possible. Rainfall amounts around 0.75-1.50 inches are most likely with locally higher amounts around 2 inches possible. Runoff from the rainfall combined with melted snow may cause creeks and streams to rise out of their banks as well as the potential for flooding in urban areas.

* AFFECTED AREAS: HARDY ... AUGUSTA ... CLARKE ... BERKELEY ... NORTHERN VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE ... CENTRAL VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE ... PAGE ... FREDERICK ... MORGAN ... HAMPSHIRE ... WASHINGTON ... WARREN ... ROCKINGHAM ... JEFFERSON ... SHENANDOAH

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
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:
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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