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Jefferson County HSEM
Sunday May 8th, 2022 :: 07:43 a.m. EDT

Alert

Flood Warning until 08:24PM Sunday

* WHAT...Minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Potomac River at Dam Number Five.

* WHEN...Until this evening.

* IMPACTS...At 21.0 feet, Water reaches non-permanent structures in the River Bend RV Community, including RVs and outbuildings.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 7:10 AM EDT Sunday the stage was 21.0 feet, or 0.1 feet below flood stage. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 21.2 feet this morning. It will then fall below flood stage this afternoon. - Flood stage is 21.0 feet. - Flood History...No available flood history. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

* AFFECTED AREAS: WASHINGTON, MD ... BERKELEY, 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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