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Jefferson County HSEM
Saturday May 7th, 2022 :: 06:49 p.m. EDT

Alert

Flood Warning until 12:18PM Sunday

* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Opequon Creek near Martinsburg.

* WHEN...Until early tomorrow afternoon.

* IMPACTS...At 10.0 feet, Floodwaters begin to cover Douglas Grove Road (County Road 9/16) east of Martinsburg. A portion of Bowers Road is also flooded. Low lying areas near the creek begin to flood. Water also begins to cover the stream access point at the Van Metre Ford Pedestrian Bridge.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 5:31 PM EDT Saturday the stage was 10.1 feet, or 0.1 feet above flood stage. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 5:31 PM EDT Saturday was 10.1 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 10.5 feet just after midnight tonight. It will then fall below flood stage tomorrow morning. - Flood stage is 10.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 10.5 feet on 02/23/2003. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

* AFFECTED AREAS: BERKELEY, WV ... JEFFERSON, WV

Address/Location
Jefferson County HSEM
28 Industrial Blvd
Kearneysville, WV 25430

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 304-728-3290

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Warning

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