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  • Flood Warning

    Hampshire, WV

    940 AM EST Sun Dec 16 2018

    ...Flood Warning extended until late tonight...
    The Flood Warning continues for
    The South Branch Potomac River near Springfield.
    * Until late tonight.
    * At 8 AM Sunday the stage was 16.1 feet.
    * Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
    * Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
    * Recent activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at
    8 AM Sunday was 16.1 feet.
    * Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 16.3 feet by
    early this afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage late
    this evening.
    * Impact...At 17.0 feet...Water approaches camphouses downstream from
    the gage.
    * Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 15.9 feet
    on Sep 29 2018.




    River Flood Observed 2PM 8PM 2AM 8AM Crest
    Location Stage Stg Day Time Sun Sun Mon Mon Stg Day Time

    South Branch Potomac River
    Springfield 15.0 16.1 Sun 8 AM 16.3 15.5 14.7 13.1 16.3 Sun 1 PM


    LAT...LON 3907 7900 3915 7897 3942 7877 3953 7863
    3951 7854 3936 7870 3905 7894

  • Flood Warning

    Hampshire, WV

    942 AM EST Sun Dec 16 2018

    ...Flood Warning extended until late tonight...
    The Flood Warning continues for
    The Potomac River at Paw Paw.
    * From late this morning until late tonight.
    * At 9 AM Sunday the stage was 25.0 feet.
    * Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
    * Minor flooding is forecast.
    * Forecast...Rise above flood stage late this morning and crest
    near 26.5 feet by early this afternoon. The river will fall below
    flood stage by late this evening.
    * Impact...At 26.0 feet...Water covers an access road on the West
    Virginia side.
    * Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 25.9 feet
    on Sep 28 2018.




    River Flood Observed 2PM 8PM 2AM 8AM Crest
    Location Stage Stg Day Time Sun Sun Mon Mon Stg Day Time

    Potomac River
    Paw Paw 25.0 25.0 Sun 9 AM 26.5 26.2 24.7 22.9 26.5 Sun 1 PM


    LAT...LON 3956 7857 3956 7850 3965 7843 3965 7832
    3949 7844 3950 7856 3950 7861

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