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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 2:06 PM EST Feb. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has extended
the

* Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams in...
northern Boyd County in northeastern Kentucky...
Greenup County in northeastern Kentucky...
Carter County in northeastern Kentucky...
south central Jackson County in southeastern Ohio...
western Lawrence County in southeastern Ohio...

* until 830 PM EST Wednesday.

* At 206 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...
Ashland, Ironton, Grayson, Coal Grove, Olive Hill, Lake Vesuvius,
Carter caves State Park, Greenup, Gesling, Greenbo Lake, Oldtown,
Naples, Load, Letitia, Carter, Flatwoods, Russell, Vernon, Raceland
and Worthington.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

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

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


Lat... Lon 3834 8323 3843 8323 3859 8307 3873 8303
      3876 8289 3875 8288 3859 8285 3857 8281
      3860 8274 3861 8274 3868 8276 3868 8270
      3882 8265 3885 8266 3886 8276 3890 8267
      3847 8254 3820 8327 3821 8330 3832 8334


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1232 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has issued a

* Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams in...
Boyd County in northeastern Kentucky...
Lawrence County in northeastern Kentucky...
southeastern Carter County in northeastern Kentucky...
southeastern Lawrence County in southeastern Ohio...
Cabell County in central West Virginia...
southwestern Kanawha County in central West Virginia...
Mingo County in southern West Virginia...
southwestern Putnam County in western West Virginia...
Lincoln County in central West Virginia...
Logan County in southern West Virginia...
Wayne County in western West Virginia...
Boone County in central West Virginia...

* until 630 PM EST.

* At 1231 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...
Huntington, Ashland, Grayson, Williamson, Madison, Louisa, Logan,
Wayne, Hamlin, Chesapeake, Proctorville, Blaine, Beech Fork State
Park, Cannonsburg, Grayson Lake State Park, Yatesville lake State
Park, hurricane, Barboursville, Kenova and Milton.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

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

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


Lat... Lon 3858 8228 3817 8157 3800 8145 3793 8157
      3779 8151 3776 8176 3770 8170 3751 8193
      3755 8213 3765 8218 3768 8230 3776 8231
      3795 8250 3795 8258 3788 8262 3798 8298
      3811 8289 3817 8292 3818 8305 3826 8314


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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:06 PM EST Feb. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, southwest
Virginia, 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 southwest
Virginia, Buchanan and Dickenson. In West Virginia, Barbour,
Boone, Braxton, Cabell, Calhoun, Clay, Doddridge, Gilmer,
Harrison, Jackson WV, Kanawha, Lewis, Lincoln, Logan, Mason,
McDowell, Mingo, Pleasants, Putnam, Ritchie, Roane, Taylor,
Tyler, Upshur, Wayne, Wirt, and wood.

* Through Thursday morning

* moderate to heavy rain will continue over the area lasting
through early Thursday morning. Rainfall totals as high as 1 to
2 inches will be possible. The rain, combined with a saturated
ground, will likely lead to flooding of creeks, streams and
rivers which are already running high.

* Flooding of roads along streams, creeks and rivers, as well as
other low lying and poor drainage areas, is possible.

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.





Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:06 PM EST Feb. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, southwest
Virginia, 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 southwest
Virginia, Buchanan and Dickenson. In West Virginia, Barbour,
Boone, Braxton, Cabell, Calhoun, Clay, Doddridge, Gilmer,
Harrison, Jackson WV, Kanawha, Lewis, Lincoln, Logan, Mason,
McDowell, Mingo, Pleasants, Putnam, Ritchie, Roane, Taylor,
Tyler, Upshur, Wayne, Wirt, and wood.

* Through Thursday morning

* moderate to heavy rain will continue over the area lasting
through early Thursday morning. Rainfall totals as high as 1 to
2 inches will be possible. The rain, combined with a saturated
ground, will likely lead to flooding of creeks, streams and
rivers which are already running high.

* Flooding of roads along streams, creeks and rivers, as well as
other low lying and poor drainage areas, is possible.

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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