Flood Warning Continues For Monocacy River Until Late Tonight

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1100 AM EDT Fri Mar 22 2019

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in

  Monocacy River near Frederick affecting Frederick County


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1100 AM EDT Fri Mar 22 2019

...Flood Warning extended until late tonight...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Monocacy River near Frederick.
* Until late tonight.
* At 9 AM Friday the stage was 16.0 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
  9 AM Friday was 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 16.8 feet by
  mid-afternoon today. The river will fall below flood stage late
  this evening.
* Impact...At 17.0 feet...Significant lowland flooding is occurring
  along the river, with backwater flooding also occurring. Numerous
  roads are closed. Water is approaching the parking lot at Gambrill
  Mill on the Monocacy National Battlefield. Backwater flooding from
  Carroll Creek is likely approaching the underside of the bridge
  leading to the Frederick city wastewater treatment plant.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 17.6 feet
  on Jul 23 2018.


River        Flood    Observed     2PM  8PM  2AM  8AM        Crest
Location     Stage  Stg Day Time   Fri  Fri  Sat  Sat   Stg Day Time

Monocacy River
Frederick     15.0 16.0 Fri 9 AM  16.8 16.1 14.2 12.1  16.8 Fri 2 PM

By The National Weather Service