Western Mineral Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 9:18 PM EDT May. 26, 2018 – National Weather Service

... A Flood Warning remains in effect until midnight EDT for northern
Allegany and northern Mineral counties...

At 917 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated that 1 to 3 inches of rain
has fallen across much of the warned area. The heaviest rain has
ended, but creeks and streams continue to rise from the recent

Some locations that may experience flooding include...
Cumberland, Frostburg, la Vale, Lonaconing, Ridgeley, Cresaptown,
Potomac Park, Wiley Ford, Eckhart Mines, Mount Savage, Ellerslie,
Corriganville, Midland, Midlothian, Flintstone, Woodland, Pleasant
Valley, Wolfe Mill, Bellegrove and Pumpkin Center.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.

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