Hughesville, VA

3:00 PM EST on December 16, 2018 (GMT -0500)
Green Hill Farm | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Flood Warning

Elev 253 ft 39.09 °N, 77.64 °W | Updated 15 seconds ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
39.9 °F
Feels Like 40 °F
N
0.7
Wind Variable Wind from WNW
Gusts 1.1 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.88 in
Visibility 4.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 600 ft
Overcast 1000 ft
Windchill 40 °F
Dew Point 40 °F
Humidity 99%
Rainfall 0.23 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:23 AM 4:49 PM
Waxing Gibbous, 63% visible
METAR KJYO 161935Z AUTO 02006KT 4SM -RA BKN006 OVC010 05/05 A2988 RMK AO2
Pressure 29.88 in
Visibility 4.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 600 ft
Overcast 1000 ft
Windchill 40 °F
Dew Point 40 °F
Humidity 99%
Rainfall 0.23 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:23 AM 4:49 PM
Waxing Gibbous, 63% visible
METAR KJYO 161935Z AUTO 02006KT 4SM -RA BKN006 OVC010 05/05 A2988 RMK AO2

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

... Flood Warning extended until this evening...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Goose Creek near Leesburg.
* Until this evening.
* At 2 PM Sunday the stage was 14.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 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 14.7 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
late this afternoon.
* Impact... at 14.0 feet... water approaches low spots along State
Route 733, Lime Kiln Road. Water is in the backyards of homes near
Highway 15, and reaches the underside of two low bridges over the
creek at Crooked bridge Lane. Portions of Goose Creek Golf course
are flooded.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 12.6 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

Goose Creek
Leesburg 12.0 14.1 sun 2 PM 12.0 11.2 9.3 7.8

Lat... Lon 3906 7766 3906 7757 3911 7753 3908 7748
      3901 7751 3899 7757 3900 7766




235 PM EST sun Dec 16 2018

... Flood Warning extended until late Tuesday night...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Potomac River at Edwards Ferry.
* From mid-afternoon today until late Tuesday night.
* At 2 PM Sunday the stage was 14.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by mid-afternoon today and crest
near 22.3 feet by early tomorrow afternoon. The river will fall
below flood stage by late Tuesday evening.
* Impact... at 24.0 feet... water reaches the first floor ceiling at
Whites Ferry store. Significant portions of the c&o canal towpath
are flooded. Backwater flooding is affecting homes on the Loudoun
County side of the river near Broad Run in Sterling.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 21.6 feet
on Sep 29 2018.



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

Potomac River
Edwards Ferry 15.0 14.2 sun 2 PM 16.6 19.7 21.8 22.3 Mon 1 PM

Lat... Lon 3923 7744 3913 7745 3908 7730 3903 7736
      3905 7745 3911 7755 3920 7754




234 PM EST sun Dec 16 2018

... Flood Warning extended until Tuesday evening...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Potomac River at Point of Rocks.
* From late this afternoon until Tuesday evening.
* At 2 PM Sunday the stage was 13.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by late this afternoon and crest
near 24.5 feet by tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood
stage by early Tuesday afternoon.
* Impact... at 25.0 feet... water reaches outbuildings on the Loudoun
County side of the river near Point of Rocks.



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

Potomac River
Point of Rock 16.0 13.3 sun 2 PM 19.0 23.5 24.5 24.5 Mon 7 am

Lat... Lon 3936 7766 3934 7757 3926 7747 3923 7744
      3920 7754 3927 7760 3930 7770



229 PM EST sun Dec 16 2018

... Forecast flooding increased from minor to moderate severity... the
Flood Warning continues for
the Potomac River at Little Falls.
* Until Tuesday evening.
* At 2 PM Sunday the stage was 7.6 feet and steady.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by overnight tonight and crest
near 12.5 feet by early tomorrow afternoon. The river will fall
below flood stage by early Tuesday afternoon.
* Impact... at 12.0 feet... the c&o canal overflows at the Great Falls
tavern. Water covers the towpath in many areas.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 12.4 feet
on Jun 5 2018.



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

Potomac River
Little Falls 10.0 7.6 sun 2 PM 8.5 10.0 11.6 12.5 Mon 1 PM

Lat... Lon 3908 7730 3904 7723 3902 7721 3895 7706
      3891 7712 3896 7724 3903 7736