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NWS Posts Flood Warning For SW Allegany/Central Mineral Counties

September 7th, 2018 by WCBC Radio

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
  Southwestern Allegany County in western Maryland...
  Central Mineral County in eastern West Virginia...

* Until 945 PM EDT.

* At 545 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
  heavy rain which will cause flooding. Up to one inch of rain has
  already fallen and an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain are
  possible within the next hour.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
  Keyser, Westernport, Bel Air, Lonaconing, Piedmont, Cresaptown,
  Rawlings, Barton, Midland, Franklin, Luke, Dogwood Flats, Reynolds,
  Pinto, Warnocks and Mccoole.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

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