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Areal Flood Warning

Expires 5:30 PM EST on February 24, 2018
Statement as of 2:04 PM EST on February 24, 2018

The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has extended
the

* Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams in...
Boyd County in northeastern Kentucky...
Meigs County in southeastern Ohio...
Gallia County in southeastern Ohio...
southwestern Washington County in southeastern Ohio...
southeastern Athens County in southeastern Ohio...
Lawrence County in southeastern Ohio...
Mason County in western West Virginia...
northern Cabell County in central West Virginia...
Wirt County in northwestern West Virginia...
northwestern Wayne County in western West Virginia...
Jackson County in northwestern West Virginia...
Wood County in northwestern West Virginia...

* until 530 PM EST

* at 203 PM EST, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
that heavy rain was falling over the area. The heavy rain will
cause flooding. Up to one plus inches of rain has already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Huntington, Parkersburg, Ashland, Ironton, Belpre, Point Pleasant,
Gallipolis, Ripley, Coal Grove, Pomeroy, Rio Grande, Elizabeth,
Chesapeake, Racine, Proctorville, Coolville, Rutland, Cannonsburg,
Lake Vesuvius and Forked Run State Park.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of streets
around Huntington. This highest threat areas for flooding are the
Railroad viaducts at 1st, 8th, 10th, 16th and 20th streets. In
addition, the Railroad viaduct at 14th street west may flood.
Flooding may also be occurring along 5th Avenue between 24th and 25th
streets.

Please report severe weather to the National Weather Service by
calling toll free, 800 401 9535, when you can do so safely.

You may also report severe weather by posting your report to the
Charleston West Virginia National Weather Service facebook Page, or
by using the twitter hashtag, nwsrlx.


Lat... Lon 3860 8274 3868 8276 3868 8270 3885 8265
      3885 8246 3898 8244 3946 8159 3901 8122
      3891 8139 3894 8145 3892 8150 3884 8153
      3867 8184 3861 8206 3855 8206 3824 8261
      3843 8277 3851 8266 3856 8273 3857 8281


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Areal Flood Watch

Expires 4:00 PM EST on February 25, 2018
Statement as of 11:03 am EST on February 24, 2018

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, and West
Virginia, including the following areas, in northeast
Kentucky, Boyd, Carter, Greenup, and Lawrence KY. In southeast
Ohio, Athens, Gallia, Jackson OH, Lawrence OH, Meigs, Morgan,
Perry, Vinton, and Washington. In West Virginia, Cabell,
Jackson WV, Mason, Pleasants, Tyler, Wayne, and wood.

* Through Sunday afternoon

* waves of low pressure, along a front over the area, will bring
several more rounds of heavy rainfall. The front will finally
sweep through the area Sunday, as a cold front, bringing the
threat for heavy rainfall to an end Sunday afternoon.

* Flooding of larger streams, creeks and rivers, especially the
Ohio, Muskingum and Hocking rivers.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.




1103 am EST Sat Feb 24 2018

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, and West
Virginia, including the following areas, in northeast
Kentucky, Boyd, Carter, Greenup, and Lawrence KY. In southeast
Ohio, Athens, Gallia, Jackson OH, Lawrence OH, Meigs, Morgan,
Perry, Vinton, and Washington. In West Virginia, Cabell,
Jackson WV, Mason, Pleasants, Tyler, Wayne, and wood.

* Through Sunday afternoon

* waves of low pressure, along a front over the area, will bring
several more rounds of heavy rainfall. The front will finally
sweep through the area Sunday, as a cold front, bringing the
threat for heavy rainfall to an end Sunday afternoon.

* Flooding of larger streams, creeks and rivers, especially the
Ohio, Muskingum and Hocking rivers.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.





Special Statement

Expires 3:15 PM EST on February 24, 2018
Statement as of 2:24 PM EST on February 24, 2018

... A shower will affect Lawrence... Calhoun... Kanawha... Putnam...
Lincoln... Roane... Wayne... southeastern Jackson... southern Cabell...
Gilmer... Braxton... Clay and northern Boone counties...

At 222 PM EST, showers, with very heavy rain, were located near
Charley, or near Blaine, moving northeast at 30 mph.

Locations impacted include...
Charleston, Nitro, Madison, Louisa, Spencer, Winfield, Glenville,
Wayne, Hamlin, Sutton, Grantsville, Clay, Blaine, Beech Fork State
Park, Yatesville lake State Park, Jefferson, South Charleston, St.
Albans, Dunbar and hurricane.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 79 between mile markers 1 and 85.
Interstate 77 in West Virginia between mile markers 96 and 128.
Interstate 64 in West Virginia between mile markers 24 and 57.
West Virginia Turnpike between mile markers 81 and 95.
Route 119 near mile marker 41, and between mile markers 46 and 80.

Very heavy downpours are also occurring with these showers, and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause elevated levels on
small creeks and streams, and ponding of water on country roads and
farmland along the banks of creeks and streams.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to travel across
flooded roads. Find alternate routes. It takes only a few inches of
swiftly flowing water to carry vehicles away.

Lat... Lon 3818 8292 3848 8206 3880 8152 3892 8150
      3891 8128 3904 8116 3901 8100 3910 8073
      3877 8044 3853 8065 3856 8079 3845 8085
      3824 8126 3798 8197 3802 8195 3795 8230
      3784 8240 3796 8253 3788 8262 3798 8302
time... Mot... loc 1922z 246deg 49kt 3804 8273

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224 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

... A shower will affect Lawrence... Calhoun... Kanawha... Putnam...
Lincoln... Roane... Wayne... southeastern Jackson... southern Cabell...
Gilmer... Braxton... Clay and northern Boone counties...

At 222 PM EST, showers, with very heavy rain, were located near
Charley, or near Blaine, moving northeast at 30 mph.

Locations impacted include...
Charleston, Nitro, Madison, Louisa, Spencer, Winfield, Glenville,
Wayne, Hamlin, Sutton, Grantsville, Clay, Blaine, Beech Fork State
Park, Yatesville lake State Park, Jefferson, South Charleston, St.
Albans, Dunbar and hurricane.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 79 between mile markers 1 and 85.
Interstate 77 in West Virginia between mile markers 96 and 128.
Interstate 64 in West Virginia between mile markers 24 and 57.
West Virginia Turnpike between mile markers 81 and 95.
Route 119 near mile marker 41, and between mile markers 46 and 80.

Very heavy downpours are also occurring with these showers, and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause elevated levels on
small creeks and streams, and ponding of water on country roads and
farmland along the banks of creeks and streams.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to travel across
flooded roads. Find alternate routes. It takes only a few inches of
swiftly flowing water to carry vehicles away.

Lat... Lon 3818 8292 3848 8206 3880 8152 3892 8150
      3891 8128 3904 8116 3901 8100 3910 8073
      3877 8044 3853 8065 3856 8079 3845 8085
      3824 8126 3798 8197 3802 8195 3795 8230
      3784 8240 3796 8253 3788 8262 3798 8302
time... Mot... loc 1922z 246deg 49kt 3804 8273

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117 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

... A shower will affect Lawrence... Calhoun... Kanawha... Putnam...
Lincoln... Roane... northwestern Webster... Wayne... southeastern
Jackson... southern Cabell... north central Nicholas... Gilmer...
Braxton... Clay and northwestern Boone counties...

At 115 PM EST, showers, with very heavy rain, were located over
Blaine, moving northeast at 25 mph.

Locations impacted include...
Charleston, Nitro, Louisa, Spencer, Winfield, Glenville, Wayne,
Hamlin, Sutton, Grantsville, Clay, Blaine, Beech Fork State Park,
Yatesville lake State Park, Jefferson, South Charleston, St. Albans,
Dunbar, hurricane and Barboursville.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 79 between mile markers 1 and 80.
Interstate 77 in West Virginia between mile markers 96 and 127.
Interstate 64 in West Virginia between mile markers 20 and 57.
West Virginia Turnpike between mile markers 89 and 95.
Route 119 between mile markers 58 and 80.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these showers, and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause elevated levels on
small creeks and streams, and ponding of water on country roads and
farmland along the banks of creeks and streams.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to travel across
flooded roads. Find alternate routes. It takes only a few inches of
swiftly flowing water to carry vehicles away.

Lat... Lon 3812 8289 3850 8209 3848 8206 3862 8205
      3866 8196 3867 8173 3876 8153 3889 8153
      3892 8150 3891 8128 3904 8114 3899 8103
      3910 8078 3858 8047 3794 8249 3795 8258
      3789 8266 3800 8294 3796 8299 3799 8303
time... Mot... loc 1815z 246deg 13kt 3806 8283

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117 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

... A shower will affect Lawrence... Calhoun... Kanawha... Putnam...
Lincoln... Roane... northwestern Webster... Wayne... southeastern
Jackson... southern Cabell... north central Nicholas... Gilmer...
Braxton... Clay and northwestern Boone counties...

At 115 PM EST, showers, with very heavy rain, were located over
Blaine, moving northeast at 25 mph.

Locations impacted include...
Charleston, Nitro, Louisa, Spencer, Winfield, Glenville, Wayne,
Hamlin, Sutton, Grantsville, Clay, Blaine, Beech Fork State Park,
Yatesville lake State Park, Jefferson, South Charleston, St. Albans,
Dunbar, hurricane and Barboursville.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 79 between mile markers 1 and 80.
Interstate 77 in West Virginia between mile markers 96 and 127.
Interstate 64 in West Virginia between mile markers 20 and 57.
West Virginia Turnpike between mile markers 89 and 95.
Route 119 between mile markers 58 and 80.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these showers, and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause elevated levels on
small creeks and streams, and ponding of water on country roads and
farmland along the banks of creeks and streams.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to travel across
flooded roads. Find alternate routes. It takes only a few inches of
swiftly flowing water to carry vehicles away.

Lat... Lon 3812 8289 3850 8209 3848 8206 3862 8205
      3866 8196 3867 8173 3876 8153 3889 8153
      3892 8150 3891 8128 3904 8114 3899 8103
      3910 8078 3858 8047 3794 8249 3795 8258
      3789 8266 3800 8294 3796 8299 3799 8303
time... Mot... loc 1815z 246deg 13kt 3806 8283

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Areal Flood Watch

Expires 4:00 PM EST on February 25, 2018
Statement as of 11:03 am EST on February 24, 2018

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, and West
Virginia, including the following areas, in northeast
Kentucky, Boyd, Carter, Greenup, and Lawrence KY. In southeast
Ohio, Athens, Gallia, Jackson OH, Lawrence OH, Meigs, Morgan,
Perry, Vinton, and Washington. In West Virginia, Cabell,
Jackson WV, Mason, Pleasants, Tyler, Wayne, and wood.

* Through Sunday afternoon

* waves of low pressure, along a front over the area, will bring
several more rounds of heavy rainfall. The front will finally
sweep through the area Sunday, as a cold front, bringing the
threat for heavy rainfall to an end Sunday afternoon.

* Flooding of larger streams, creeks and rivers, especially the
Ohio, Muskingum and Hocking rivers.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.




1103 am EST Sat Feb 24 2018

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, and West
Virginia, including the following areas, in northeast
Kentucky, Boyd, Carter, Greenup, and Lawrence KY. In southeast
Ohio, Athens, Gallia, Jackson OH, Lawrence OH, Meigs, Morgan,
Perry, Vinton, and Washington. In West Virginia, Cabell,
Jackson WV, Mason, Pleasants, Tyler, Wayne, and wood.

* Through Sunday afternoon

* waves of low pressure, along a front over the area, will bring
several more rounds of heavy rainfall. The front will finally
sweep through the area Sunday, as a cold front, bringing the
threat for heavy rainfall to an end Sunday afternoon.

* Flooding of larger streams, creeks and rivers, especially the
Ohio, Muskingum and Hocking rivers.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.





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