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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:00 PM EDT May. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Warning extended until Monday evening...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Potomac River at Edwards Ferry.
* Until Monday evening.
* At 9 PM Sunday the stage was 17.5 feet and falling.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Recent activity... the maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at
9 PM Sunday was 17.6 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
mid-afternoon tomorrow.
* Impact... at 17.0 feet... floodwaters begin to enter the store at
Whites Ferry.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 17.6 feet
on Feb 5 2016.


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

Potomac River
Edwards Ferry 15.0 17.5 sun 9 PM 17.0 16.2 15.2 14.1

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




1000 PM EDT sun may 20 2018

... Flood Warning extended until Monday morning...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Potomac River at Point of Rocks.
* Until Monday morning.
* At 9 PM Sunday the stage was 16.9 feet and falling.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Recent activity... the maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at
9 PM Sunday was 17.2 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
late tonight.
* Impact... at 17.0 feet... water enters the Comfort station at the
Brunswick boat ramp parking area.


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

Potomac River
Point of Rock 16.0 16.9 sun 9 PM 16.0 15.1 13.8 12.8

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