Gerrardstown, WV (25420)

3:46 PM EDT on September 28, 2016 (GMT -0400)
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Elev 800 ft 39.39 °N, 78.13 °W | Updated 4 seconds ago

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Wind Variable Wind from ESE
Gusts 4.0 mph

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Pressure 30.01 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 2300 ft
Dew Point 60 °F
Humidity 86%
Rainfall 0.27 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:06 AM 6:59 PM
Waning Crescent, 5% visible
METAR KMRB 281853Z 09006KT 10SM OVC023 19/14 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP162 T01940144
Pressure 30.01 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 2300 ft
Dew Point 60 °F
Humidity 86%
Rainfall 0.27 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:06 AM 6:59 PM
Waning Crescent, 5% visible
METAR KMRB 281853Z 09006KT 10SM OVC023 19/14 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP162 T01940144

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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 12:28 PM EDT Sep. 28, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect from 6 PM EDT this evening
through Friday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of Maryland... the District of Columbia... Virginia and
West Virginia... including the following areas... in Maryland...
Anne Arundel... Calvert... Carroll... central and eastern
Allegany... central and southeast Howard... central and
southeast Montgomery... Charles... Frederick MD... northern
Baltimore... northwest Harford... northwest Howard... northwest
Montgomery... Prince Georges... southeast Harford... southern
Baltimore... St. Marys and Washington. The District of
Columbia. In Virginia... Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria...
Clarke... Culpeper... eastern Loudoun... Fairfax... Frederick VA...
   Greene... King George... Madison... northern Fauquier... northern
Virginia Blue Ridge... Orange... Page... Prince
William/Manassas/Manassas Park... Rappahannock... Shenandoah...
southern Fauquier... Spotsylvania... Stafford... Warren and
western Loudoun. In West Virginia... Berkeley... eastern
Mineral... Hampshire... Hardy... Jefferson and Morgan.

* From 6 PM EDT this evening through Friday morning

* a powerful low pressure system over the Midwest will bring
periods of heavy rain to our area tonight through Thursday
night.

* Widespread rainfall amounts of 3 to 6 inches are expected... with
localized spots potentially getting up to a foot of rain.
Additionally... the eastern slopes of the northern Blue Ridge
and catoctin mountains have an increased risk for greater
totals.

* High potential exists for flooding of small streams... as well as
urban areas. Additionally there is a potential for the hardest
hit locations to see severe flooding and flash flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

These next few days will be a dangerous time... requiring more
than the usual awareness... planning and preparations.

If you are near streams or drainage ditches... keep an eye on them
and be ready to quickly seek higher ground. Water may rise
rapidly.

Clear out storm drains.

Those prone to basement flooding should prepare. Communities
prone to flooding should prepare.

Continue to check in on the forecast for updates.

Warnings will be issued for areas where flooding is imminent. Ensure
you get warnings from the National Weather Service through your
Mobile phone and or NOAA Weather Radio.

Be prepared to take action if a warning is issued for where you
are or if flooding is observed.

Ensure your kids dont play near flood waters.

Remember if you come across water crossing a Road... turn around
dont drown!





1040 am EDT Wed Sep 28 2016

The National Weather Service in Sterling VA has issued a
* Flood Watch for
the Opequon creek near Martinsburg.
* From Thursday evening until Saturday morning.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage may be reached by late Thursday. Preparations for
flooding should be taken by this time.



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