...Forecast flooding increased from Moderate to Major severity...The Flood Warning continues for The Monocacy River near Frederick. * Until Tuesday afternoon. * At 6 AM Monday the stage was 19.7 feet and rising. * Flood stage is 15.0 feet. * Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast. * Recent activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 6 AM Monday was 19.7 feet. * Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 20.2 feet by mid-afternoon today. The river will fall below flood stage late tomorrow morning . * Impact...At 20.0 feet...Water reaches Gambrill Mill on the Monocacy National Battlefield. * Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 19.2 feet on May 1 2014.
By The National Weather Service