River Update. Update. 5:35 pm (16 Dec).

Update. 5:35 pm (16 Dec).  The Potomac River Hancock will crest Sunday evening. Expected Crest: 24 – 25 ft. Meanwhile @ DAM FIVE currently 23.03 ft.  Slow ‘fall’ Monday.  Tuesday ‘supper’ forecasted @ 14 feet.  Wednesday evening forecasted 10 – 12 feet.

#ActionStage

When the river is rising … ACTION STAGE 

When the river is rising … ACTION STAGE the river overflows the lowest natural riverbank and reaches “first trailer RIMS” in River Bend Park.  ACTION STAGE is estimated (John Kolsun) at 20.51 feet OBSERVED at Dam Number Five.

Drier and colder Mon through Wed.

Minor to moderate flooding is occurring across portions of the Potomac and James basins. Drier and colder Mon through Wed.

Profound amounts of rain have fallen

For mid-December, profound amounts of rain have fallen in the past 2 days with amounts exceeding 3 and even 4 inches in some areas. Flooding is ongoing, especially in the Potomac River basin.

FULL BANK

at River Bend Park

When the river is rising … FULL BANK at River Bend Park (estimated John Kolsun) at 19.51 feet AT DAM NUMBER FIVE. Above 19.51 feet @ Dam 5 a rise in water surface will cause the river to overflow the lowest natural riverbank somewhere in the corresponding reach.

Quite a bit of flooding is ongoing this morning

Quite a bit of flooding is ongoing this morning in

Maryland, West Virginia, and Virginia, especially in

the Potomac River basin. Here’s a look at where

Flood Warnings are in effect this Sunday morning.

URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED

Flood Watch.

Flood Watch. National Weather Service Baltimore
MD/Washington DC 331 AM EST Sun Dec 16 2018

…The flood watch continues for the following rivers
in Maryland…West Virginia…

Potomac River at Williamsport affecting
Washington and Berkeley Counties

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Flood Warning

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
645 AM EST SUN DEC 16 2018
The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has extended the

* Flood Warning for…
Morgan County in the Panhandle of West Virginia…
Berkeley County in the Panhandle of West Virginia…

* Until 115 PM EST Sunday.

iNWS Hydro Alert

Potomac River at Paw Paw (PAWW2).

A CHANGE IN FLOOD CATEGORY HAS BEEN
FORECASTED Previous Forecasted flood stage
was: Moderate Flooding, New Forecasted flood
stage is: Minor Flooding Forecasted 48 hour crest:
27.7 ft at 2018-12-16 18:00:00 UTC.  For more 
information visit www.RiverBendPark.org