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Flood Warning Issued For Eastern Allegany & Nearby Counties

August 1st, 2018 by WCBC Radio

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
  Northwestern Washington County in north central Maryland...
  Northeastern Allegany County in western Maryland...
  North central Frederick County in northwestern Virginia...
  Morgan County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...
  Northwestern Berkeley County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...
  Northeastern Hampshire County in eastern West Virginia...

* Until 1245 AM EDT.

* At 645 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
  heavy rain which will cause flooding. Up to one and one half inch
  of rain has already fallen, with an additional one to two inches
  possible.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
  Hancock, Paw Paw, Greenwood, Berkeley Springs, Great Cacapon, Capon
  Bridge, Pecktonville, Little Orleans, Johnsons Mill, Valley View,
  Fishers Bridge, Spohrs Crossroads, Oakland, Rock Gap, Bloomery,
  Points, Cross Junction, Smith Crossroads, Unger and Gore.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.

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