Flood Warning For Monocacy River In Frederick

Flood Warning
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
118 PM EDT Thu Sep 23 2021

...The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington DC has
issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers in Maryland...

  Monocacy River near Frederick affecting Frederick County.

For the Monocacy River...including Frederick...Minor flooding is


Stay tuned to further developments by listening to your local radio,
television, or NOAA Weather Radio for further information.

Additional information is available at www.weather.gov/washington or

The next statement will be issued late tonight at 130 AM EDT.


118 PM EDT Thu Sep 23 2021

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the Monocacy River near Frederick.
* Until late tonight.
* At 1:01 PM EDT Thursday the stage was 14.7 feet, or 0.3 feet below
  flood stage.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage late
  this afternoon to a crest of 15.4 feet this evening. It will then
  fall below flood stage late this evening.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet, Both banks of the river are flooded. Water
  begins to flood low-lying fields at Monocacy National Battlefield.
  Water reaches the access road of the Frederick city wastewater
  treatment plant. Backwater flooding is occurring on several area
  creeks, particularly Carroll Creek in Frederick.
* Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 15.3
  feet on 06/28/2006.

By The National Weather Service, Sterling, Va.