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Flood Watch, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 10:40 AM EDT on September 28, 2016

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on September 30, 2016

The National Weather Service in Sterling VA has issued a
* Flood Watch for
the Opequon creek near Martinsburg.
* From Thursday evening until Saturday morning.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage may be reached by late Thursday. Preparations for
flooding should be taken by this time.

Lat... Lon 3929 7807 3932 7804 3943 7799 3955 7792
      3951 7786 3938 7792 3924 7800


921 am EDT Wed Sep 28 2016

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from late tonight through
Friday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Maryland... the District of Columbia... Virginia and
West Virginia... including the following areas... in Maryland...
Anne Arundel... Calvert... Carroll... central and eastern
Allegany... central and southeast Howard... central and
southeast Montgomery... Charles... Frederick MD... northern
Baltimore... northwest Harford... northwest Howard... northwest
Montgomery... Prince Georges... southeast Harford... southern
Baltimore... St. Marys and Washington. The District of
Columbia. In Virginia... Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria...
Clarke... Culpeper... eastern Loudoun... Fairfax... Frederick VA...
   Greene... King George... Madison... northern Fauquier... northern
Virginia Blue Ridge... Orange... Page... Prince
William/Manassas/Manassas Park... Rappahannock... Shenandoah...
southern Fauquier... Spotsylvania... Stafford... Warren and
western Loudoun. In West Virginia... Berkeley... eastern
Mineral... Hampshire... Hardy... Jefferson and Morgan.

* From late tonight through Friday morning.

* An upper level low pressure system will linger over the Ohio
Valley for the next several days... resulting in significant
moisture transport into the mid-Atlantic. Periods of heavy
rainfall are anticipated tonight through Thursday night across
the central mid-Atlantic. The period of greatest rain rates is
expected late tonight through Thursday afternoon.

* Widespread rainfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches are expected with
localized higher totals in areas of repeated activity.
Additionally... eastern slopes of mountains such as the northern
Blue Ridge and Catoctin Mountain also have an increased risk for
higher rain totals.

* Potential exists for flash flooding of small streams... creeks
and urban areas... especially in areas of repeated activity.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.

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