RALEIGH County, West Virginia
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Flash Flood Warning
WVC005-045-059-081-030245-
/O.NEW.KRLX.FF.W.0040.140902T2344Z-140903T0245Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
744 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
SOUTHEASTERN BOONE COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
CENTRAL LOGAN COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF LOGAN...
NORTH CENTRAL MINGO COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
NORTHWESTERN RALEIGH COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 1045 PM EDT

* AT 740 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
VERY HEAVY RAIN FROM A THUNDERSTORM NEAR LOGAN...MOVING EAST AT 35
MPH.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
WHARTON AND BALD KNOB

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH TO ONE INCH OF RAIN CAN BE EXPECTED IN 15
MINUTES. THIS AREA HAS ALREADY RECEIVED ONE TO ONE AND A HALF INCHES
OF RAIN EARLIER THIS AFTERNOON.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...HIGHWAYS AND UNDERPASSES. ADDITIONALLY...COUNTRY
ROADS AND FARMLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS...STREAMS AND OTHER LOW
LYING AREAS ARE SUBJECT TO FLOODING.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE
UP TO HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS
SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

PLEASE REPORT HIGH WATER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING
TOLL FREE...800-401-9535...WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.

YOU MAY ALSO REPORT HIGH WATER BY POSTING YOUR REPORT TO THE
CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FACEBOOK PAGE...OR
BY USING THE TWITTER HASHTAG...NWSRLX.

&&

LAT...LON 3778 8146 3779 8150 3778 8155 3778 8159
3779 8160 3778 8164 3778 8227 3788 8228
3796 8133 3795 8130 3789 8130 3788 8129
3777 8127

$$

Flash Flood Watch
WVZ015-024>026-034>037-030400-
/O.NEW.KRLX.FF.A.0013.140902T1957Z-140903T0500Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
KANAWHA-MINGO-LOGAN-BOONE-WYOMING-RALEIGH-FAYETTE-NICHOLAS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLESTON...SOUTH CHARLESTON...
SAINT ALBANS...WILLIAMSON...LOGAN...CHAPMANVILLE...MAN...
MADISON...MULLENS...OCEANA...PINEVILLE...BECKLEY...OAK HILL...
FAYETTEVILLE...SUMMERSVILLE...RICHWOOD...CRAIGSVILLE
357 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL WEST VIRGINIA AND
SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN
CENTRAL WEST VIRGINIA...NICHOLAS. IN SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...
BOONE...FAYETTE...KANAWHA...LOGAN...MINGO...RALEIGH AND
WYOMING.

* UNTIL 1 AM EDT WEDNESDAY

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO TRAIN OVER THE AREA
INTO THIS EVENING. IT WILL TAKE AROUND 2 INCHES OF RAIN IN 3
HOURS TO CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

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