Fredericksburg City Beat

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River projected to crest at 2 p.m.

According to a Fredericksburg Alert, the Rappahannock River is projected to crest at 13.9 feet at 2 p.m. today. Flood stage for the city dock is 18 feet.

Alum park and the city dock are closed due to high water conditions. 

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch until 2 a.m.

UPDATE: The flash flood watch is now only until midnight.