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Areal Flood Warning

Expires 5:30 PM EST on February 24, 2018
Statement as of 2:13 PM EST on February 24, 2018

The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has extended
the

* Flood Warning for small streams in...
central Washington County in southeastern Ohio...
Pleasants County in northwestern West Virginia...
north central Calhoun County in north central West Virginia...
Ritchie County in northwestern West Virginia...
Doddridge County in northern West Virginia...
northeastern Wirt County in northwestern West Virginia...
Tyler County in northern West Virginia...
northeastern Wood County in northwestern West Virginia...
northwestern Harrison County in northern West Virginia...

* until 545 PM EST

* at 209 PM EST, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
that heavy rain was falling over the area. The heavy rain will
cause flooding.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Marietta, Harrisville, St. Marys, Middlebourne, Williamstown, Paden
City, Sistersville, Pennsboro, Belmont, West Union, North Bend
State Park, Boaz, Newport, Matamoras, Lowell, Ellenboro, Cairo,
Pullman, friendly and fly.

* Most of the heavy rain showers have moved out of the warned area.
However, runoff will continue to flow into streams, creeks and
rivers. This will continue to cause flooding.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate Route.

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 3961 8127 3958 8125 3957 8104 3954 8104
      3961 8095 3960 8085 3947 8071 3943 8054
      3947 8049 3944 8035 3932 8058 3928 8060
      3920 8053 3909 8070 3911 8081 3901 8100
      3903 8111 3899 8119 3950 8163 3963 8142


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204 PM EST Sat Feb 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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