National Pike (U.S. 40) In Clear Spring Remains Closed


Published 06/13 2014 04:34AM

Updated 06/13 2014 08:07AM

CLEAR SPRING, MD - National Pike (U.S. 40) in Clear Spring remains closed from MD 68 to Big Pool Road Friday morning due to significant flooding Thursday afternoon. 

Cumberland Street to Mill Street is also closed as a result of severe weather. Drivers should take an alternate route.

Officials will be reassessing the situation at daybreak Friday morning.

Numerous residents had to be rescued or evacuated from their homes Thursday.  In addition, the National Weather Service is now reporting that Clear Spring received 3-5 inches of rainfall in a matter of hours.

We'll have more information on this situation throughout the day.  Stay with WHAG for the latest.

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