HAGERSTOWN, Md. (WJZ) — Heavy rains over the weekend brought more flooding to Washington County for the second time in a week.

The South County area flooded last Sunday and those residents spent much of last week cleaning up. The area was hit again with more flooding Sunday into Monday.

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The Potomac River is cresting in areas — creating minor to moderate flooding as more water flows downstream — and more flooding is expected.

Several roads are closed Monday due to flooding:

  • 10800 block of Dam 5 Road
  • 11600 block of Ernstville Rd
  • Clear Spring Rd at the Conococheague Bridge
  • Taylors Landing Rd at Tommytown Rd
  • Harpers Ferry Rd at Millers Saw Mill Rd
  • Canal Rd at Millers Saw Mill Rd

According to the National Weather Service, a flood warning was issued for areas along the Potomac River until late Tuesday.

Water has begun to approach buildings in historic Harper’s Ferry and most of Shenandoah Street is flooded.

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