Western Loudoun Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 4:35 AM EDT May. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Potomac River at Edwards Ferry.
* Until this evening.
* At 4 am Monday the stage was 16.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Recent activity... the maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at
4 am Monday was 17.2 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
mid-afternoon today.
* Impact... at 17.0 feet... floodwaters begin to enter the store at
Whites Ferry.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 16.0 feet
on may 10 2013.



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

Potomac River
Edwards Ferry 15.0 16.8 Mon 4 am 15.2 14.1 13.3 12.7

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