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The Potomac River is at its highest level since 2010

Flood watches are on around the region


Even though the weekend’s deluge of rain stopped (thankfully), that doesn’t mean worries about floods are over. The Washington Post reports that due to a very rainy few weeks, the Potomac river is about to hit its highest levels since March 2010, and areas all over the Washington, D.C. are on flood watch. “Significant portions of the C and O Canal towpath are flooded,” according to the National Weather Service, and flood warnings and advisories are in effect in both Georgetown and Alexandria tonight.