Potomac River flooding in Frederick County

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POINT OF ROCKS, Md. (AP) - The National Weather Service says moderate flooding is occurring along the Potomac River in the Frederick County town of Point of Rocks.

(Photo: Jay Westcott)

The agency says the river exceeded its16-foot flood stage Wednesday night. By 8:15 a.m. Thursday, it was above 20 feet.

The river was expected to crest at nearly 22 feet around 8 p.m. Thursday.

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