Flood Warnings For The Shenandoah Valley

posted by BC - 

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in West Virginia...   Opequon Creek near Martinsburg affecting Berkeley and Jefferson   Counties

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has extended the

* Flood Warning for...   Northeastern Shenandoah County in northwestern Virginia...   Southeastern Frederick County in northwestern Virginia...   Northwestern Warren County in northwestern Virginia...   Northwestern Clarke County in northwestern Virginia...   The City of Winchester in northwestern Virginia...

* Until 245 PM EDT Saturday.

* At 703 AM EDT, the Virginia Department of Transportation indicates   that numerous roads remain blocked by high water. In addition, the   stream gauge on the Opequon Creek near Berryville indicates   flooding is ongoing and stream levels continue to rise. Flooding   is expected to persist through early afternoon.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include...   Winchester, Strasburg, Woodstock, Millwood Pike, Stephens City,   Middletown, Maurertown, Toms Brook, Seven Fountains, Cedar Grove,   Clear Brook, Stephenson, Saint Davids Church, Cedar Hill, Albin,   Clary, Brucetown, Fort Valley, Greenwood and Dilbeck.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

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