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NWS Issues Flood Warning Until 1 PM, Watch Until 6 PM

May 5th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for Western Allegany County through 1 PM today.

Over 2 inches of rain has been reported along area streams and creeks.

Allegany County 911 has received initial reports of flooding along Sunset Drive and Howard Street.

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
947 AM EDT Fri May 5 2017

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

  Wills Creek near Cumberland affecting Allegany County
  Opequon Creek near Martinsburg affecting Berkeley and Jefferson
  Counties

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

River flood forecasts are based on forecast amounts of precipitation
over the next 72 hours. If precipitation amounts are greater or less
than anticipated...river forecasts will differ. Updated watches or
warnings will be issued when necessary.

Additional information is available at http://water.weather.gov .
Once there, click on the local area to view river information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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