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  • Flood Warning

    Morgan, 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

  • Flood Warning

    Morgan, WV

    1001 AM EST Sun Dec 16 2018

    ...Flood Warning extended until Monday evening...
    The Flood Warning continues for
    The Cacapon River near Great Cacapon.
    * Until Monday evening.
    * At 9 AM Sunday the stage was 13.0 feet.
    * Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
    * Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
    * Recent activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at
    9 AM Sunday was 13.0 feet.
    * Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 13.4 feet by
    early this afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage early
    tomorrow afternoon.
    * Impact...At 12.0 feet...Running Waters Way begins to flood.
    * Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 14.1 feet
    on May 19 2011.




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

    Cacapon River
    Great Cacapon 9.0 13.0 Sun 9 AM 13.4 13.3 11.7 10.4 13.4 Sun 1 PM


    LAT...LON 3949 7842 3952 7840 3956 7836 3962 7832
    3960 7825 3953 7830 3946 7834

  • Flood Warning

    Morgan, WV

    Morgan WV-Berkeley WV-
    1238 PM EST SUN DEC 16 2018

    The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has extended the

    * Flood Warning for...
    Morgan County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...
    Berkeley County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...

    * Until 715 PM EST Sunday.

    * At 1234 PM EST, stream gauges still reported flooding in low areas
    and on low roadways in Morgan and Berkeley Counties. Included in
    the locations reporting minor flooding are Jones Springs and Great
    Cacapon. The gauge at Jones Springs is expected to crest close to
    15 feet late this afternoon. At 15 feet, several roads are
    significantly flooded including Dry Run Road and Daisy Lane.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
    deaths occur in vehicles.



    LAT...LON 3967 7809 3959 7801 3955 7789 3949 7782
    3940 7791 3936 7797 3927 7803 3947 7835
    3951 7846 3955 7846 3954 7844 3955 7842
    3959 7846 3958 7840 3962 7843 3961 7839
    3962 7826 3968 7820

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