Raleigh County, West Virginia
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Flash Flood Warning
WVC005-045-047-059-081-109-030130-
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
338 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
RALEIGH COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...
SOUTHERN BOONE COUNTY IN CENTRAL WEST VIRGINIA...
MINGO COUNTY IN SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...
WYOMING COUNTY IN SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...
LOGAN COUNTY IN SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...
MCDOWELL COUNTY IN SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 930 PM EDT

* AT 337 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO
BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
BECKLEY...WELCH...LOGAN...PINEVILLE...MULLENS...MABSCOTT...OCEANA...
SOPHIA...CHAPMANVILLE...GARY...WAR...MAN...DELBARTON...NORTHFORK...SHADY
SPRING...PROSPERITY...R.D. BAILEY LAKE...WHARTON...BALD KNOB AND
HOLDEN.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF AN INCH TO AN INCH AND A HALF ARE
POSSIBLE IN THE WARNED AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

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 3738 8193 3747 8200 3753 8194 3756 8211
3785 8241 3795 8228 3802 8200 3804 8164
3797 8134 3788 8129 3782 8095 3771 8089
3771 8098 3759 8109 3758 8120 3727 8142
3720 8168

$$

Flash Flood Watch
KYZ103-105-VAZ003-004-WVZ005-006-013>015-024>027-033>038-046-047-
022145-
/O.CON.KRLX.FF.A.0005.160502T1600Z-160503T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
BOYD-LAWRENCE KY-DICKENSON-BUCHANAN-WAYNE-CABELL-LINCOLN-PUTNAM-
KANAWHA-MINGO-LOGAN-BOONE-CLAY-MCDOWELL-WYOMING-RALEIGH-FAYETTE-
NICHOLAS-WEBSTER-POCAHONTAS-RANDOLPH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ASHLAND...LOUISA...CLINTWOOD...GRUNDY...
VANSANT...KENOVA...CEREDO...WAYNE...HUNTINGTON...HARTS...
ALUM CREEK...HAMLIN...TEAYS VALLEY...HURRICANE...CHARLESTON...
SOUTH CHARLESTON...SAINT ALBANS...WILLIAMSON...LOGAN...
CHAPMANVILLE...MAN...MADISON...CLAY...WELCH...GARY...WAR...
MULLENS...OCEANA...PINEVILLE...BECKLEY...OAK HILL...
FAYETTEVILLE...SUMMERSVILLE...RICHWOOD...CRAIGSVILLE...
WEBSTER SPRINGS...MARLINTON...ELKINS
945 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA AND WEST
VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN NORTHEAST
KENTUCKY...BOYD AND LAWRENCE KY. IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...
BUCHANAN AND DICKENSON. IN WEST VIRGINIA...BOONE...CABELL...
CLAY...FAYETTE...KANAWHA...LINCOLN...LOGAN...MCDOWELL...
MINGO...NICHOLAS...POCAHONTAS...PUTNAM...RALEIGH...RANDOLPH...
WAYNE...WEBSTER AND WYOMING.

* THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING

* A SYSTEM WILL BRING 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN TO THE AREA THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. HEAVY RAIN...COMBINED WITH
ALREADY SATURATED SOILS...WILL LIKELY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING IN
SOME AREAS.

* ALREADY SWOLLEN STREAMS AND RIVERS COULD RISE RAPIDLY AND
OVERFLOW THEIR BANKS.

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.

&&

$$
Severe Thunderstorm Watch
VAC027-051-WVC005-015-019-039-043-045-047-059-067-075-081-083-101-
109-030200-
/O.NEW.KRLX.SV.A.0138.160502T1819Z-160503T0200Z/

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH
138 IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING
AREAS

IN VIRGINIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 2 COUNTIES

IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA

BUCHANAN DICKENSON

IN WEST VIRGINIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 14 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL WEST VIRGINIA

CLAY NICHOLAS WEBSTER

IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA

POCAHONTAS RANDOLPH

IN SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA

BOONE FAYETTE KANAWHA
LINCOLN LOGAN MCDOWELL
MINGO RALEIGH WYOMING

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...ALUM CREEK...BECKLEY...
CHAPMANVILLE...CHARLESTON...CLAY...CLINTWOOD...CRAIGSVILLE...
ELKINS...FAYETTEVILLE...GARY...GRUNDY...HAMLIN...HARTS...LOGAN...
MADISON...MAN...MARLINTON...MULLENS...OAK HILL...OCEANA...
PINEVILLE...RICHWOOD...SAINT ALBANS...SOUTH CHARLESTON...
SUMMERSVILLE...VANSANT...WAR...WEBSTER SPRINGS...
WELCH AND WILLIAMSON.

$$

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