Event extended (time). Flood Watch from 9/2/2021 10:00 PM to 9/4/2021 1:25 AM EDT for Central Maryland. More information.
Interactive NWS Alert
Radar valid at 125 am EDT, Sep 4th 2021
...The Flood Watch is cancelled for the following rivers in West
South Branch Potomac River near Springfield affecting Hardy and
Shenandoah River at Millville affecting Clarke, Jefferson and
Rappahannock River at Remington affecting Culpeper and Southern
Seneca Creek at Dawsonville affecting Northwest Montgomery zone.
...The Flood Watch continues for the following rivers in Maryland...
Potomac River at Edwards Ferry affecting Eastern Loudoun, Western
Loudoun and Northwest Montgomery zones.
Potomac River at Point of Rocks affecting Frederick MD and
Western Loudoun zones.
Potomac River at Harpers Ferry affecting Jefferson and Washington
Potomac River at Little Falls affecting Central and Southeast
Montgomery and Fairfax Counties.
For the Potomac River...including Paw Paw, Hancock, Dam Number Five,
Shepherdstown, Harpers Ferry, Point of Rocks, Edwards Ferry, Little
Falls...flooding is possible.
403 PM EDT Wed Sep 1 2021
The Flood Watch continues for
the Potomac River at Point of Rocks.
* From Thursday evening to early Saturday morning.
* At 3:31 PM EDT Wednesday the stage was 2.5 feet, or 13.6 feet
below flood stage.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Flooding is possible.
* Forecast...Flood stage may be reached late tomorrow evening.
* Impact...At 20.0 feet, The boat ramp and lower parking lot at
Point of Rocks are flooded. Water approaches the water treatment
plant in Brunswick. Farmland behind the Tarara Vineyard is flooded.
River Name Fld Observed Wed Thu Thu Crest
Location Stg Stg Day/Time 8PM 2AM 8AM Stg Time Date
Point of Rocks 16.0 2.5 Wed 3 pm 2.4 3.2 6.4 19.3 8am Fri
LAT...LON 3936 7766 3934 7757 3926 7747 3923 7744
3920 7754 3927 7760 3930 7770
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