Culpeper County, VA
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Flood Warning
931 PM EST Sat Dec 15 2018

...Flood Warning extended until Monday morning...
The Flood Warning continues for
The Rappahannock River at Remington.
* From late this evening until Monday morning.
* At 9 PM Saturday the stage was 13.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by late this evening and crest
near 17.5 feet by tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood
stage by early Monday morning.
* Impact...At 18.0 feet...Water approaches homes south of Remington
and covers the parking area at the Kellys Ford boat ramp.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 16.5 feet
on May 6 2017.


River Flood Observed 2AM 8AM 2PM 8PM Crest
Location Stage Stg Day Time Sun Sun Sun Sun Stg Day Time

Rappahannock River
Remington 15.0 13.3 Sat 9 PM 16.7 17.5 17.0 16.2 17.5 Sun 7 AM

LAT...LON 3873 7789 3846 7772 3842 7762 3837 7762
3840 7777 3857 7790 3868 7795


Flood Watch
District of Columbia-Washington-Frederick MD-Carroll-
Northern Baltimore-Southern Baltimore-Prince Georges-Anne Arundel-
Extreme Western Allegany-Central and Eastern Allegany-
Northwest Montgomery-Central and Southeast Montgomery-
Northwest Howard-Central and Southeast Howard-Northwest Harford-
Southeast Harford-Rockingham-Shenandoah-Frederick VA-Page-Warren-
Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax-
Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Northern Fauquier-
Southern Fauquier-Western Loudoun-Eastern Loudoun-
Northern Virginia Blue Ridge-Hampshire-Morgan-Berkeley-Jefferson-
Hardy-Western Grant-Eastern Grant-Western Mineral-Eastern Mineral-
Western Pendleton-Eastern Pendleton-
Including the cities of Washington, Hagerstown, Frederick,
Ballenger Creek, Eldersburg, Westminster, Reisterstown,
Cockeysville, Baltimore, Bowie, Suitland-Silver Hill, Clinton,
College Park, Greenbelt, Laurel, Camp Springs, Glen Burnie,
Annapolis, Severn, South Gate, Severna Park, Arnold, Odenton,
Frostburg, Cumberland, Germantown, Damascus, Bethesda, Rockville,
Gaithersburg, Silver Spring, Lisbon, Columbia, Ellicott City,
Jarrettsville, Aberdeen, Harrisonburg, Strasburg, Woodstock,
Mount Jackson, New Market, Winchester, Luray, Shenandoah,
Stanley, Front Royal, Berryville, Madison, Culpeper, Dale City,
Manassas, Woodbridge, Lake Ridge, Montclair, Reston, Herndon,
Annandale, Centreville, Chantilly, McLean, Franconia, Arlington,
Alexandria, Falls Church, Warrenton, Turnbull, Purcellville,
Leesburg, Ashburn, Sterling, Big Meadows, Romney, Paw Paw,
Martinsburg, Charles Town, Shepherdstown, Moorefield, Bayard,
Mount Storm, Petersburg, Elk Garden, Antioch, Keyser, New Creek,
Ridgeville, Russelldale, Headsville, Fort Ashby, Riverton,
Brandywine, Franklin, Oak Flat, Ruddle, and Sugar Grove
936 PM EST Sat Dec 15 2018


The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of Maryland, The District of Columbia, Virginia, and
West Virginia, including the following areas, in Maryland,
Anne Arundel, Carroll, Central and Eastern Allegany, Central
and Southeast Howard, Central and Southeast Montgomery,
Extreme Western Allegany, Frederick MD, Northern Baltimore,
Northwest Harford, Northwest Howard, Northwest Montgomery,
Prince Georges, Southeast Harford, Southern Baltimore, and
Washington. The District of Columbia. In Virginia,
Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria, Clarke, Culpeper, Eastern
Loudoun, Fairfax, Frederick VA, Madison, Northern Fauquier,
Northern Virginia Blue Ridge, Page, Prince
William/Manassas/Manassas Park, Rappahannock, Rockingham,
Shenandoah, Southern Fauquier, Warren, and Western Loudoun. In
West Virginia, Berkeley, Eastern Grant, Eastern Mineral,
Eastern Pendleton, Hampshire, Hardy, Jefferson, Morgan,
Western Grant, Western Mineral, and Western Pendleton.

* Until 6 AM EST Sunday

* Moderate rainfall is expected tonight with locally heavy rain
possible. Storm total rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches are
expected. Isolated higher totals of up to 4 inches are possible.
Runoff from the rainfall may cause creeks and streams to rise
out of their banks as well as the potential for flooding in
urban areas.


A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



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