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Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 03/15/2010

Coastal flood warnings for the region

By Washington Post editors

Coastal flood warnings have been issued for several areas throughout the Washington region until 11 p.m. Monday.

The National Weather Service reports that water levels along the Potomac continue to run about 3-4 feet above normal, except in the Georgetown area where water was said to be over 5 feet above normal.

Tidal flooding is also having an impact on the waterfront in Old Town Alexandria. Residents and businesses were placing sandbags in roadways to guard against flooding. The National Weather Service said flooding would continue to affect the 100 block of King Street, Union Street below Cameron Street and Prince Street.

By Washington Post editors  | March 15, 2010; 10:45 AM ET
Categories:  Virginia, Weather  
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