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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 2:25 PM EST Feb. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has issued a

* Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams in...
Dickenson County in southwestern Virginia...
Buchanan County in southwestern Virginia...
McDowell County in southern West Virginia...
south central Kanawha County in central West Virginia...
southeastern Mingo County in southern West Virginia...
Raleigh County in southeastern West Virginia...
southeastern Logan County in southern West Virginia...
Wyoming County in southern West Virginia...
Fayette County in southeastern West Virginia...
southeastern Boone County in central West Virginia...

* until 830 PM EST Wednesday.

* At 225 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...
Beckley, Fayetteville, Welch, Clintwood, Grundy, Pineville, Haysi,
John Flannagan Lake, breaks Interstate, Davenport, Babcock State
Park, Oak Hill, Mullens, Mount Hope, Mabscott, Oceana, Sophia,
Gary, War and Northfork.

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 3702 8248 3720 8255 3750 8199 3797 8153
      3811 8088 3805 8083 3806 8082 3787 8075
      3782 8094 3768 8088 3771 8098 3759 8109
      3758 8120 3727 8142 3721 8156 3724 8174
      3712 8200 3705 8204 3696 8235


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1247 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...
Kanawha County in central West Virginia...
Putnam County in western West Virginia...
northeastern Lincoln County in central West Virginia...
Roane County in central West Virginia...
southwestern Webster County in northeastern West Virginia...
southeastern Jackson County in northwestern West Virginia...
southern Mason County in western West Virginia...
northeastern Cabell County in central West Virginia...
Nicholas County in southeastern West Virginia...
northwestern Raleigh County in southeastern West Virginia...
Clay County in north central West Virginia...
northern Fayette County in southeastern West Virginia...
northeastern Boone County in central West Virginia...

* until 645 PM EST.

* At 1246 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...
Charleston, Nitro, Summersville, Fayetteville, Spencer, Winfield,
Richwood, Clay, Jefferson, South Charleston, St. Albans, Dunbar,
hurricane, Sissonville, Montgomery, Chesapeake, Eleanor, Marmet,
Ansted and Belle.

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 3808 8071 3810 8088 3807 8109 3793 8142
      3859 8224 3888 8124 3879 8123 3874 8117
      3864 8116 3864 8110 3861 8108 3867 8103
      3851 8088 3855 8080 3852 8074 3853 8066
      3850 8068 3842 8065 3834 8057 3827 8044


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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.





Special Statement
Issued: 1:43 PM EST Feb. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... An area of heavy rain will affect Dickenson... Buchanan... central
Randolph... Pocahontas... McDowell... southeastern
Nicholas... Raleigh... southeastern Webster... Wyoming... southern
Fayette and southeastern Boone counties...

At 141 PM EST, an area of heavy rain was clustered over Davenport,
moving northeast at 55 mph.

Locations impacted include...
Beckley, Welch, Richwood, Clintwood, Marlinton, Grundy, Pineville,
Haysi, Greenbank, breaks Interstate, Davenport, John Flannagan Lake,
Cass Scenic Railroad, Babcock State Park, Oak Hill, Mullens, Mount
Hope, Mabscott, Oceana and Sophia.

This includes the following highways...
West Virginia Turnpike between mile markers 29 and 60.
Interstate 64 in West Virginia between mile markers 120 and 136.
Route 19 between mile markers 1 and 14.

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

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.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
safely. Move to higher ground.

Lat... Lon 3889 7952 3806 7996 3805 8027 3827 8044
      3804 8083 3787 8075 3782 8094 3768 8088
      3758 8120 3737 8135 3705 8205 3703 8248
      3720 8256 3754 8187 3795 8149 3807 8080
      3808 8081 3810 8085 3898 7955 3896 7935
time... Mot... loc 1841z 265deg 49kt 3707 8210


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143 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

... An area of heavy rain will affect Dickenson... Buchanan... central
Randolph... Pocahontas... McDowell... southeastern
Nicholas... Raleigh... southeastern Webster... Wyoming... southern
Fayette and southeastern Boone counties...

At 141 PM EST, an area of heavy rain was clustered over Davenport,
moving northeast at 55 mph.

Locations impacted include...
Beckley, Welch, Richwood, Clintwood, Marlinton, Grundy, Pineville,
Haysi, Greenbank, breaks Interstate, Davenport, John Flannagan Lake,
Cass Scenic Railroad, Babcock State Park, Oak Hill, Mullens, Mount
Hope, Mabscott, Oceana and Sophia.

This includes the following highways...
West Virginia Turnpike between mile markers 29 and 60.
Interstate 64 in West Virginia between mile markers 120 and 136.
Route 19 between mile markers 1 and 14.

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

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.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
safely. Move to higher ground.

Lat... Lon 3889 7952 3806 7996 3805 8027 3827 8044
      3804 8083 3787 8075 3782 8094 3768 8088
      3758 8120 3737 8135 3705 8205 3703 8248
      3720 8256 3754 8187 3795 8149 3807 8080
      3808 8081 3810 8085 3898 7955 3896 7935
time... Mot... loc 1841z 265deg 49kt 3707 8210


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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.