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Flood Warning
Issued: 4:15 AM EDT Mar. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Warning extended until Saturday morning...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Opequon creek near Martinsburg.
* Until Saturday morning.
* At 4 am Friday the stage was 10.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Recent activity... the maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at
4 am Friday was 10.6 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 12.2 feet by
mid-afternoon today. The river will fall below flood stage
overnight tonight.
* Impact... at 12.5 feet... the creek is well out of its banks with
lowlands nearby flooded. Golf course Road /County Road 36/ is
flooded near the Van Metre Ford pedestrian bridge. Fields and
backyards near the creek are flooded and some residents may need to
move items to higher ground. Several other roads are flooded,
including Grapevine Road, Douglas Grove Road, and Paynes Ford Road.
Backwater flooding is occurring on small tributaries, including
Tuscarora creek.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 12.9 feet
on Sep 10 2018.



River flood observed 1pm 7pm 1am 7am crest
location stage stg day time Fri Fri Sat Sat stg day time

Opequon creek
Martinsburg 10.0 10.6 Fri 4 am 12.2 11.5 10.2 8.7 12.2 Fri 2 PM

Lat... Lon 3929 7807 3932 7804 3943 7799 3955 7792
      3951 7786 3938 7792 3924 7800




Wind Advisory
Issued: 4:08 AM EDT Mar. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from noon today to 4 am EDT Saturday...

The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has
issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from noon today to
4 am EDT Saturday.

* Timing... the potential for strong wind gusts will increase this
afternoon and last through late tonight, especially on the
ridges.

* Winds... northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. The
strongest wind gusts are generally expected on the ridges,
though some bursts of strong wind could occur in the lower
elevations during this afternoon and evening.

* Impacts... strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power
lines. Scattered power outages are expected.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 45 to 55 mph are expected.
Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles.





Public Information Statement
Issued: 10:41 PM EDT Mar. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service

The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 12
hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation
is extended to cooperative and cocorahs observers, Skywarn spotters
and media for these reports. This summary also is available on our
home Page at weather.Gov/Baltimore

********************storm total rainfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     rainfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Maryland

... Baltimore County...
   Glyndon 1 SW 1.89 805 PM 3/21 trained spotter

... Baltimore City...
   Pimlico se 2.30 945 PM 3/21 trained spotter
   Glyndon 1 SW 1.89 745 PM 3/21 trained spotter

... Frederick County...
   Sabillasville 2 SSE 2.80 900 PM 3/21 trained spotter
   Walkersville ESE 1.84 440 PM 3/21 trained spotter

... Harford County...
   Scarboro 2 E 2.13 928 PM 3/21 trained spotter

... Howard County...
   Columbia 2 N 1.66 700 PM 3/21 trained spotter
   Savage 1 N 1.30 645 PM 3/21 trained spotter
   Columbia 2 NE 1.01 415 PM 3/21 trained spotter

... Montgomery County...
   Damascus 3 SSW 2.67 955 PM 3/21 co-op observer
   Gaithersburg 2.63 719 PM 3/21 County emrg mgmt
   Washington Grove 1 N 2.56 631 PM 3/21 trained spotter
   Garrett Park 1 N 2.28 828 PM 3/21 trained spotter
   Norbeck 1 ESE 2.23 800 PM 3/21 trained spotter

... Washington County...
   Boonsboro 3 NNE 2.15 645 PM 3/21 trained spotter

Virginia

... Albemarle County...
   barracks N 2.50 619 PM 3/21 trained spotter
   Hollymead 1 NNW 2.29 320 PM 3/21 trained spotter
   Boyd Tavern 1 S 2.08 620 PM 3/21 trained spotter

... City of Harrisonburg...
   Lacey Spring 2 S 1.16 310 PM 3/21 trained spotter

... City of Staunton...
   Staunton 2 S 1.53 1205 PM 3/21 cocorahs

... Clarke County...
   Boyce 3 NNW 2.20 600 PM 3/21 trained spotter

... Fairfax County...
   Herndon 1 NNE 2.62 700 PM 3/21 NWS employee
   Centreville W 2.35 600 PM 3/21 trained spotter

... Fauquier County...
   Bealeton 1 ESE 2.67 600 PM 3/21 trained spotter
   Opal 1 NW 2.53 550 PM 3/21 trained spotter

... Frederick County...
   Winchester 2 S 1.77 850 PM 3/21 trained spotter

... Loudoun County...
   Leesburg 2 NW 3.30 810 PM 3/21 trained spotter
   Leesburg 1 NNW 3.00 658 PM 3/21 trained spotter
   Middleburg 2 NW 2.88 844 PM 3/21 trained spotter
   Purcellville 1 SW 2.70 557 PM 3/21 trained spotter
   Dulles international 2.42 825 PM 3/21 trained spotter
   Purcellville 2.37 612 PM 3/21 co-op observer
   Lovettsville 2 ENE 2.14 530 PM 3/21 trained spotter
   Leesburg 2 WNW 1.90 415 PM 3/21 NWS employee

... Orange County...
   Somerset 1.67 337 PM 3/21 co-op observer

... Page County...
   Panorama 2 WSW 1.38 825 PM 3/21 trained spotter

... Stafford County...
   Glendie 2 SSE 2.06 410 PM 3/21 trained spotter

West Virginia

... Berkeley County...
   Inwood 2 S 1.20 558 PM 3/21 trained spotter


*****metadata*****
:3/21/2019, 805 PM, MD, Baltimore, Glyndon, 1, SW, 39.47, -76.83, rain, 1.89, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 945 PM, MD, Baltimore City, Pimlico, , se, 39.36, -76.67, rain, 2.30, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 745 PM, MD, Baltimore City, Glyndon, 1, SW, 39.47, -76.83, rain, 1.89, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 900 PM, MD, Frederick, Sabillasville, 2, SSE, 39.68, -77.44, rain, 2.80, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 440 PM, MD, Frederick, Walkersville, , ESE, 39.48, -77.35, rain, 1.84, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 928 PM, MD, Harford, Scarboro, 2, E, 39.64, -76.27, rain, 2.13, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 700 PM, MD, Howard, Columbia, 2, N, 39.24, -76.86, rain, 1.66, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 645 PM, MD, Howard, Savage, 1, N, 39.15, -76.82, rain, 1.30, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 415 PM, MD, Howard, Columbia, 2, NE, 39.23, -76.83, rain, 1.01, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 955 PM, MD, Montgomery, Damascus, 3, SSW, 39.26, -77.23, rain, 2.67, inch, co-op observer, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 719 PM, MD, Montgomery, Gaithersburg, , , 39.14, -77.22, rain, 2.63, inch, County emrg mgmt, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 631 PM, MD, Montgomery, Washington Grove, 1, NNE, 39.15, -77.17, rain, 2.56, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 828 PM, MD, Montgomery, Garrett Park, 1, N, 39.05, -77.10, rain, 2.28, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 800 PM, MD, Montgomery, Norbeck, 1, ESE, 39.10, -77.06, rain, 2.23, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 645 PM, MD, Washington, Boonsboro, 3, NNE, 39.55, -77.64, rain, 2.15, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 619 PM, VA, Albemarle, barracks, , N, 38.06, -78.51, rain, 2.50, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 320 PM, VA, Albemarle, Hollymead, 1, NNW, 38.13, -78.44, rain, 2.29, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 620 PM, VA, Albemarle, Boyd Tavern, 1, S, 37.97, -78.34, rain, 2.08, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 310 PM, VA, city of Harrisonburg, Lacey Spring, 2, S, 38.51, -78.77, rain, 1.16, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 1205 PM, VA, city of Staunton, Staunton, 2, S, 38.13, -79.06, rain, 1.53, inch, cocorahs, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 600 PM, VA, Clarke, Boyce, 3, NNW, 39.14, -78.07, rain, 2.20, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 700 PM, VA, Fairfax, Herndon, 1, NNE, 38.98, -77.38, rain, 2.62, inch, NWS employee, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 600 PM, VA, Fairfax, Centreville, , W, 38.85, -77.45, rain, 2.35, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 600 PM, VA, Fauquier, Bealeton, 1, ESE, 38.56, -77.74, rain, 2.67, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 550 PM, VA, Fauquier, Opal, 1, NW, 38.63, -77.81, rain, 2.53, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 850 PM, VA, Frederick, Winchester, 2, S, 39.14, -78.17, rain, 1.77, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 810 PM, VA, Loudoun, Leesburg, 2, NW, 39.13, -77.57, rain, 3.30, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 658 PM, VA, Loudoun, Leesburg, 1, NNW, 39.12, -77.56, rain, 3.00, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 844 PM, VA, Loudoun, Middleburg, 2, NW, 38.99, -77.77, rain, 2.88, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 557 PM, VA, Loudoun, Purcellville, 1, SW, 39.13, -77.72, rain, 2.70, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 825 PM, VA, Loudoun, Dulles international Airport, 3, SW, 38.90, -77.50, rain, 2.42, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 612 PM, VA, Loudoun, Purcellville, , , 39.14, -77.71, rain, 2.37, inch, co-op observer, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 530 PM, VA, Loudoun, Lovettsville, 2, ENE, 39.29, -77.60, rain, 2.14, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 415 PM, VA, Loudoun, Leesburg, 2, WNW, 39.11, -77.58, rain, 1.90, inch, NWS employee, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 337 PM, VA, Orange, Somerset, , , 38.25, -78.27, rain, 1.67, inch, co-op observer, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 825 PM, VA, Page, Panorama, 2, WSW, 38.65, -78.36, rain, 1.38, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 410 PM, VA, Stafford, Glendie, 2, SSE, 38.37, -77.52, rain, 2.06, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 558 PM, WV, Berkeley, Inwood, 2, S, 39.33, -78.05, rain, 1.20, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,


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1041 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 12
hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation
is extended to cooperative and cocorahs observers, Skywarn spotters
and media for these reports. This summary also is available on our
home Page at weather.Gov/Baltimore

********************storm total rainfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     rainfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Maryland

... Baltimore County...
   Glyndon 1 SW 1.89 805 PM 3/21 trained spotter

... Baltimore City...
   Pimlico se 2.30 945 PM 3/21 trained spotter
   Glyndon 1 SW 1.89 745 PM 3/21 trained spotter

... Frederick County...
   Sabillasville 2 SSE 2.80 900 PM 3/21 trained spotter
   Walkersville ESE 1.84 440 PM 3/21 trained spotter

... Harford County...
   Scarboro 2 E 2.13 928 PM 3/21 trained spotter

... Howard County...
   Columbia 2 N 1.66 700 PM 3/21 trained spotter
   Savage 1 N 1.30 645 PM 3/21 trained spotter
   Columbia 2 NE 1.01 415 PM 3/21 trained spotter

... Montgomery County...
   Damascus 3 SSW 2.67 955 PM 3/21 co-op observer
   Gaithersburg 2.63 719 PM 3/21 County emrg mgmt
   Washington Grove 1 N 2.56 631 PM 3/21 trained spotter
   Garrett Park 1 N 2.28 828 PM 3/21 trained spotter
   Norbeck 1 ESE 2.23 800 PM 3/21 trained spotter

... Washington County...
   Boonsboro 3 NNE 2.15 645 PM 3/21 trained spotter

Virginia

... Albemarle County...
   barracks N 2.50 619 PM 3/21 trained spotter
   Hollymead 1 NNW 2.29 320 PM 3/21 trained spotter
   Boyd Tavern 1 S 2.08 620 PM 3/21 trained spotter

... City of Harrisonburg...
   Lacey Spring 2 S 1.16 310 PM 3/21 trained spotter

... City of Staunton...
   Staunton 2 S 1.53 1205 PM 3/21 cocorahs

... Clarke County...
   Boyce 3 NNW 2.20 600 PM 3/21 trained spotter

... Fairfax County...
   Herndon 1 NNE 2.62 700 PM 3/21 NWS employee
   Centreville W 2.35 600 PM 3/21 trained spotter

... Fauquier County...
   Bealeton 1 ESE 2.67 600 PM 3/21 trained spotter
   Opal 1 NW 2.53 550 PM 3/21 trained spotter

... Frederick County...
   Winchester 2 S 1.77 850 PM 3/21 trained spotter

... Loudoun County...
   Leesburg 2 NW 3.30 810 PM 3/21 trained spotter
   Leesburg 1 NNW 3.00 658 PM 3/21 trained spotter
   Middleburg 2 NW 2.88 844 PM 3/21 trained spotter
   Purcellville 1 SW 2.70 557 PM 3/21 trained spotter
   Dulles international 2.42 825 PM 3/21 trained spotter
   Purcellville 2.37 612 PM 3/21 co-op observer
   Lovettsville 2 ENE 2.14 530 PM 3/21 trained spotter
   Leesburg 2 WNW 1.90 415 PM 3/21 NWS employee

... Orange County...
   Somerset 1.67 337 PM 3/21 co-op observer

... Page County...
   Panorama 2 WSW 1.38 825 PM 3/21 trained spotter

... Stafford County...
   Glendie 2 SSE 2.06 410 PM 3/21 trained spotter

West Virginia

... Berkeley County...
   Inwood 2 S 1.20 558 PM 3/21 trained spotter


*****metadata*****
:3/21/2019, 805 PM, MD, Baltimore, Glyndon, 1, SW, 39.47, -76.83, rain, 1.89, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 945 PM, MD, Baltimore City, Pimlico, , se, 39.36, -76.67, rain, 2.30, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 745 PM, MD, Baltimore City, Glyndon, 1, SW, 39.47, -76.83, rain, 1.89, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 900 PM, MD, Frederick, Sabillasville, 2, SSE, 39.68, -77.44, rain, 2.80, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 440 PM, MD, Frederick, Walkersville, , ESE, 39.48, -77.35, rain, 1.84, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 928 PM, MD, Harford, Scarboro, 2, E, 39.64, -76.27, rain, 2.13, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 700 PM, MD, Howard, Columbia, 2, N, 39.24, -76.86, rain, 1.66, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 645 PM, MD, Howard, Savage, 1, N, 39.15, -76.82, rain, 1.30, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 415 PM, MD, Howard, Columbia, 2, NE, 39.23, -76.83, rain, 1.01, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 955 PM, MD, Montgomery, Damascus, 3, SSW, 39.26, -77.23, rain, 2.67, inch, co-op observer, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 719 PM, MD, Montgomery, Gaithersburg, , , 39.14, -77.22, rain, 2.63, inch, County emrg mgmt, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 631 PM, MD, Montgomery, Washington Grove, 1, NNE, 39.15, -77.17, rain, 2.56, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 828 PM, MD, Montgomery, Garrett Park, 1, N, 39.05, -77.10, rain, 2.28, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 800 PM, MD, Montgomery, Norbeck, 1, ESE, 39.10, -77.06, rain, 2.23, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 645 PM, MD, Washington, Boonsboro, 3, NNE, 39.55, -77.64, rain, 2.15, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 619 PM, VA, Albemarle, barracks, , N, 38.06, -78.51, rain, 2.50, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 320 PM, VA, Albemarle, Hollymead, 1, NNW, 38.13, -78.44, rain, 2.29, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 620 PM, VA, Albemarle, Boyd Tavern, 1, S, 37.97, -78.34, rain, 2.08, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 310 PM, VA, city of Harrisonburg, Lacey Spring, 2, S, 38.51, -78.77, rain, 1.16, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 1205 PM, VA, city of Staunton, Staunton, 2, S, 38.13, -79.06, rain, 1.53, inch, cocorahs, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 600 PM, VA, Clarke, Boyce, 3, NNW, 39.14, -78.07, rain, 2.20, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 700 PM, VA, Fairfax, Herndon, 1, NNE, 38.98, -77.38, rain, 2.62, inch, NWS employee, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 600 PM, VA, Fairfax, Centreville, , W, 38.85, -77.45, rain, 2.35, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 600 PM, VA, Fauquier, Bealeton, 1, ESE, 38.56, -77.74, rain, 2.67, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 550 PM, VA, Fauquier, Opal, 1, NW, 38.63, -77.81, rain, 2.53, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 850 PM, VA, Frederick, Winchester, 2, S, 39.14, -78.17, rain, 1.77, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 810 PM, VA, Loudoun, Leesburg, 2, NW, 39.13, -77.57, rain, 3.30, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 658 PM, VA, Loudoun, Leesburg, 1, NNW, 39.12, -77.56, rain, 3.00, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 844 PM, VA, Loudoun, Middleburg, 2, NW, 38.99, -77.77, rain, 2.88, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 557 PM, VA, Loudoun, Purcellville, 1, SW, 39.13, -77.72, rain, 2.70, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 825 PM, VA, Loudoun, Dulles international Airport, 3, SW, 38.90, -77.50, rain, 2.42, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 612 PM, VA, Loudoun, Purcellville, , , 39.14, -77.71, rain, 2.37, inch, co-op observer, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 530 PM, VA, Loudoun, Lovettsville, 2, ENE, 39.29, -77.60, rain, 2.14, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 415 PM, VA, Loudoun, Leesburg, 2, WNW, 39.11, -77.58, rain, 1.90, inch, NWS employee, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 337 PM, VA, Orange, Somerset, , , 38.25, -78.27, rain, 1.67, inch, co-op observer, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 825 PM, VA, Page, Panorama, 2, WSW, 38.65, -78.36, rain, 1.38, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 410 PM, VA, Stafford, Glendie, 2, SSE, 38.37, -77.52, rain, 2.06, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,
:3/21/2019, 558 PM, WV, Berkeley, Inwood, 2, S, 39.33, -78.05, rain, 1.20, inch, trained spotter, storm total rainfall,


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