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Rain, melt bring minor flooding

Several waterfront sections of Alexandria and Georgetown have experienced minor flooding as the combination of rain and snow melting near the headwaters of the Potomac has sent water surging over the river banks.

In neither case has the flooding reached the point of having a serious impact on traffic, authorities on either side of the river said.

However, flooding has caused road closures in western Maryland and on the Eastern Shore.

--Ashley Halsey III

By Ashley Halsey  |  March 15, 2010; 11:23 AM ET
Categories:  Advisories , Congestion , Driving , Safety , Weather , highways  
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Comments

Not on car traffic maybe, but many bike trails are several feet under water.

Posted by: cranor | March 15, 2010 3:20 PM | Report abuse

OMG, the bikes must be backed up to Woodbridge!

Posted by: corrections | March 16, 2010 11:33 AM | Report abuse

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