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Flood Warning Issued For Eastern Allegany & NW Washington Counties

August 13th, 2018 by WCBC Radio

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
  Northwestern Washington County in north central Maryland...
  Eastern Allegany County in western Maryland...
  Northwestern Morgan County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...

* Until 545 PM EDT.

* At 152 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated repeated heavy rain that
  will cause flooding to develop. Up to two inches of rain have
  already fallen and an additional one to two inches is possible.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
  Hancock, Berkeley Springs, Great Cacapon, Little Orleans, Forest
  Park, Lineburg, Bellegrove, Berryville, Spohrs Crossroads, New Hope
  and Shady Grove.

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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