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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
859 PM EDT TUE MAY 22 2018

VAC171-230345-


Shenandoah VA-
859 PM EDT TUE MAY 22 2018

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1145 PM EDT FOR EAST
CENTRAL SHENANDOAH COUNTY...

At 856 PM EDT, stream gauges continue to indicate flooding is
occurring near the Burnshire Dam in Woodstock. Law enforcement
officials also report road closures due to flooding. Other streams
in the area may also be experiencing flooding. Agricultural flooding
is expected along the Shenandoah River in Shenandoah County this
evening. Downstream, several low water crossings will be flooded
between Woodstock and Strasburg.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
Strasburg, Woodstock, Edinburg and Maurertown.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

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LAT...LON 3898 7832 3898 7834 3896 7832 3882 7851
3879 7857 3875 7860 3876 7862 3882 7858
3886 7852 3899 7838 3900 7833




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