Flood Warning Update From National Weather Service

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Flood Warning

Flood Statement

National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC

1102 PM EDT Fri Jun 22 2018


...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in

Virginia...

  North Fork Shenandoah near Strasburg affecting Shenandoah and Warren Counties


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


Never attempt to drive through a flooded roadway...this is how most flood deaths result.


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1102 PM EDT Fri Jun 22 2018


The Flood Warning continues for The North Fork Shenandoah near Strasburg.

* From overnight tonight until Saturday morning.

* At 11 PM Friday the stage was 13.2 feet.

* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by overnight tonight and crest

  near 17.5 feet by overnight tonight. The river will fall below

  flood stage by overnight tonight.

* Impact...At 17.0 feet...Significant flooding of fields is

  occurring. The Strasburg River Walk is flooded.

* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 18.3 feet on Apr 17 2011.


Flood Warning

Flood Statement

National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC

1057 PM EDT FRI JUN 22 2018


Shenandoah VA-

1057 PM EDT FRI JUN 22 2018


...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 415 AM EDT FOR SHENANDOAH COUNTY...


At 1056 PM EDT, the 911 Call Center reported numerous roads blocked by high and rising water.


Some locations that may experience flooding include...

Strasburg, Woodstock, Mount Jackson, Basye-Bryce Mountain, New Market, Basye, Edinburg, Maurertown, Toms Brook, Kings Crossing, Shenandoah Caverns, Seven Fountains, Alonzaville, Quicksburg, Saint Davids Church, Clary, Fort Valley, Orkney Springs, Dilbeck and Harmony.


This includes the following streams and drainages...Kelly Run...

Holmans Creek...Riles Run...Upper Cove Run...Lower Cove Run...

Tumbling Run...Beetle Run...Jones Hollow...Painter Run...Adams Run...

Cold Spring Run...Mill Creek...Garlic Hollow...Poplar Run...Toms

Brook...Swover Creek...Cabin Run...Dry Run...Little Passage Creek...

Mountain Run...Falls Run...Laurel Run...Little Stony Creek...Gap

Creek...Stony Creek...Waites Run...Paddy Run...Billers Hollow...Trout Run and Capon Run.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.

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