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Minor Potomac River Flooding Reported At Kitzmiller

July 29th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

The National Weather Service in Sterling Va has issued a
* Flood Warning for The North Branch Potomac River at Kitzmiller.

* From this morning until late tonight.

* At 10 AM Saturday the stage was 9.8 feet and rising.

* 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
  10 AM Saturday was 9.8 feet.

* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Portions of Shallmar Road near Shallmar are
  flooded. Water will cover Althouse Mill Road near Bayard.

* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 9.8 feet
  on Mar 13 2010.

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

North Branch Potomac River
Kitzmiller    9.0  9.8 Sat 10 AM  10.6  8.9  7.5  6.8

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