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Jefferson County HSEM
Saturday December 15th, 2018 :: 03:11 p.m. EST

Advisory

Flood Watch until 06:00AM Tuesday

Potomac River at Harpers Ferry affecting Washington and Jefferson Counties The National Weather Service in Sterling Va has issued a

* Flood Watch for The Potomac River at Harpers Ferry.

* From Sunday evening until Tuesday morning.

* At 02PM Saturday the stage was 4.4 feet.

* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is possible.

* Flood stage may be reached by early Monday morning. Preparations for flooding should be taken by this time.

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

Instructions:

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... River flood forecasts are based on forecast amounts of precipitation over the next 72 hours. If precipitation amounts are greater or less than anticipated...river forecasts will differ. Updated watches or warnings will be issued when necessary. Additional information is available at http://water.weather.gov . Once there, click on the local area to view river information.

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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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