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NWS Continues Flood Warning For Potomac At Paw Paw

December 16th, 2018 by WCBC Radio

The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Maryland...West Virginia...

  Potomac River at Paw Paw affecting Allegany...Hampshire and Morgan
  Counties

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Never attempt to drive through a flooded roadway...this is how most
flood deaths result.

Stay tuned to developments by listening to NOAA Weather radio...
television or radio stations...or visit our website at weather.gov.
You can also find us on Facebook by searching U.S. National Weather
Service Baltimore Washington.

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334 AM EST Sun Dec 16 2018

...Flood Warning extended until Monday morning...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Potomac River at Paw Paw.
* From this morning until Monday morning.
* At 3 AM Sunday the stage was 22.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this morning and crest near
  27.7 feet by early this afternoon. The river will fall below flood
  stage by overnight tonight.
* Impact...At 26.0 feet...Water covers an access road on the West
  Virginia side.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 28.7 feet
  on May 19 2011.

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