Morgan Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 2:42 PM EST Dec. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Warning extended until Monday afternoon...
the Flood Warning continues for
the cacapon river near Great Cacapon.
* Until Monday afternoon.
* At 1 PM Sunday the stage was 12.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Recent activity... the maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at
1 PM Sunday was 13.1 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
late tomorrow morning .
* Impact... at 12.0 feet... running waters way begins to flood.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 11.1 feet
on Sep 28 2018.



River flood observed 2pm 8pm 2am 8am crest
location stage stg day time sun sun Mon Mon stg day time

Cacapon river
Great Cacapon 9.0 12.7 sun 1 PM 11.8 10.7 9.6

Lat... Lon 3949 7842 3952 7840 3956 7836 3962 7832
      3960 7825 3953 7830 3946 7834




233 PM EST sun Dec 16 2018

... Flood Warning extended until late tonight...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Potomac River at Paw Paw.
* Until late tonight.
* At 2 PM Sunday the stage was 25.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Recent activity... the maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at
2 PM Sunday was 25.4 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
early this evening.
* Impact... at 25.0 feet... a parking area adjacent to the Highway
bridge begins to flood. The roadway to the c&o canal parking area
floods, as does the lowest end of the purslane run hiker/biker
area.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 25.9 feet
on Sep 28 2018.



River flood observed 2pm 8pm 2am 8am crest
location stage stg day time sun sun Mon Mon stg day time

Potomac River
Paw Paw 25.0 25.4 sun 2 PM 25.3 25.2 24.0 22.2 25.3 sun 3 PM

Lat... Lon 3956 7857 3956 7850 3965 7843 3965 7832
      3949 7844 3950 7856 3950 7861




1238 PM EST sun Dec 16 2018

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
Morgan County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...
Berkeley County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...

* until 715 PM EST Sunday.

* At 1234 PM EST, stream gauges still reported flooding in low areas
and on low roadways in Morgan and Berkeley counties. Included in
the locations reporting minor flooding are Jones Springs and Great
Cacapon. The gauge at Jones Springs is expected to crest close to
15 feet late this afternoon. At 15 feet, several roads are
significantly flooded including Dry Run Road and Daisy Lane.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 3967 7809 3959 7801 3955 7789 3949 7782
      3940 7791 3936 7797 3927 7803 3947 7835
      3951 7846 3955 7846 3954 7844 3955 7842
      3959 7846 3958 7840 3962 7843 3961 7839
      3962 7826 3968 7820


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