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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
913 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...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.

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television or radio stations...or visit our website at weather.gov.
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&&

WVC003-037-250213-
/O.EXT.KLWX.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-170125T0242Z/
/MBGW2.1.ER.000000T0000Z.170124T1800Z.170124T2042Z.NO/
913 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...Flood Warning extended until this evening...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Opequon Creek near Martinsburg.
* Until this evening.
* At 9 AM Tuesday the stage was 10.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Recent activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at
  9 AM Tuesday was 10.6 feet.
* Impact...At 11.0 feet...Water begins to cover backyards of homes on
  Bowers Road (County Road 1/1). Douglas Grove Road (County Road
  9/16) is flooded and impassible. Water also approaches Golf Course
  Road (County Road 36) and Grapevine Road (County Road 9/14).
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 10.8 feet
  on Feb 4 2016.

&&


River        Flood    Observed     1PM  7PM  1AM  7AM        Crest
Location     Stage  Stg Day Time   Tue  Tue  Wed  Wed   Stg Day Time

Opequon Creek
Martinsburg   10.0 10.6 Tue 9 AM  10.9  8.9  7.5  6.3
&&

LAT...LON 3929 7807 3932 7804 3943 7799 3955 7792
      3951 7786 3938 7792 3924 7800

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1227 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

ANZ530-535-536-538-542-250130-
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-170125T0300Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1227 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...18 TO 33 KNOTS WITHIN THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WINDS OF 18 TO 33 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT
OR OCCURRING. BOATERS OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1227 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

ANZ531>534-537-539>541-543-250130-
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-170125T0700Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT MD TO SMITH POINT VA-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-EASTERN BAY-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
ISLAND-
1227 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...18 TO 33 KNOTS WITHIN THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WINDS OF 18 TO 33 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT
OR OCCURRING. BOATERS OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1005 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

ANZ630-631-242200-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-170124T2200Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
1005 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT.

* WAVES...3 TO 4 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS AND/OR
WAVES OF 4 FEET OR GREATER OVER THE CHESAPEAKE BAY ARE EXPECTED
TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

MARINERS SHOULD PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO THE MARINE FORECAST...AND
CONSIDER WIND AND SEA CONDITIONS IN PLANNING.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1005 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

ANZ635>638-242100-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-170124T2100Z/
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-YORK RIVER-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
1005 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS OVER
THE RIVERS OF EASTERN VIRGINIA ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
BOATING CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

MARINERS SHOULD PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO THE MARINE FORECAST...AND
CONSIDER WIND AND SEA CONDITIONS IN PLANNING.

&&

$$

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