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George’s Creek To Crest Above Flood Stage Soon

September 9th, 2018 by WCBC Radio

The National Weather Service in Sterling Va has issued a flood
warning for the following rivers in Maryland...

  Georges Creek at Westernport affecting Allegany County

Heavy rain is driving Georges Creek above flood stage.

The National Weather Service in Sterling Va has issued a
* Flood Warning for
  The Georges Creek at Westernport.
* From this afternoon until Monday morning.
* At 1 PM Sunday the stage was 7.9 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early this afternoon and crest
  near 9.6 feet by early this evening. The river will fall below
  flood stage by overnight tonight.
* Impact...At 8.0 feet...Water reaches the underside of the railroad
  bridge at downtown Westernport.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 8.6 feet
  on Oct 30 2012.

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