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Jefferson County HSEM
Friday December 14th, 2018 :: 02:42 p.m. EST

Advisory

Flood Watch until 06:00AM Sunday

The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* Portions of Maryland, The District of Columbia, Virginia, and West Virginia, including the following areas, in Maryland, Anne Arundel, Calvert, Carroll, Central and Southeast Howard, Central and Southeast Montgomery, Frederick MD, Northern Baltimore, Northwest Harford, Northwest Howard, Northwest Montgomery, Prince Georges, Southeast Harford, Southern Baltimore, and Washington. The District of Columbia. In Virginia, Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria, Clarke, Culpeper, Eastern Loudoun, Fairfax, Frederick VA, Madison, Northern Fauquier, Northern Virginia Blue Ridge, Page, Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park, Rappahannock, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Southern Fauquier, Warren, and Western Loudoun. In West Virginia, Berkeley, Hampshire, Hardy, Jefferson, and Morgan.

* From Saturday afternoon through late Saturday night

* Moderate rainfall is expected with locally heavy rain possible. Rainfall amounts around 1.5 to 2.5 inches are most likely with locally higher amounts around 3 to 4 inches possible. Runoff from the rainfall may cause creeks and streams to rise out of their banks as well as the potential for flooding in urban areas.

* AFFECTED AREAS: ANNE ARUNDEL ... SOUTHERN FAUQUIER ... FAIRFAX ... NORTHERN BALTIMORE ... NORTHERN VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE ... NORTHWEST HOWARD ... DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ... NORTHWEST HARFORD ... MORGAN ... RAPPAHANNOCK ... MADISON ... NORTHERN FAUQUIER ... FREDERICK ... CULPEPER ... WARREN ... JEFFERSON ... SOUTHERN BALTIMORE ... CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MONTGOMERY ... SHENANDOAH ... EASTERN LOUDOUN ... CALVERT ... CARROLL ... HARDY ... ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA ... CLARKE ... BERKELEY ... PRINCE GEORGES ... PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK ... CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST HOWARD ... PAGE ... FREDERICK ... WASHINGTON ... HAMPSHIRE ... WESTERN LOUDOUN ... ROCKINGHAM ... NORTHWEST MONTGOMERY ... SOUTHEAST HARFORD

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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