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204 PM EST SAT FEB 24 2018
The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has extended
* 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.
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
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
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
Jackson OH-Vinton-Meigs-Gallia-Lawrence OH-Wayne-Cabell-Mason-
Including the cities of Flatwoods, Greenup, Grayson, Olive Hill,
Ashland, Louisa, New Lexington, Crooksville, Somerset,
McConnelsville, Stockport, Athens, Marietta, Belpre, Jackson,
Wellston, Oak Hill, McArthur, Hamden, Pomeroy, Gallipolis,
Ironton, South Point, Kenova, Ceredo, Wayne, Huntington,
Point Pleasant, New Haven, Ravenswood, Ripley, Parkersburg,
Vienna, St. Marys, Belmont, Paden City, Sistersville,
1103 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
The Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, 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 West Virginia, Cabell,
Jackson WV, Mason, Pleasants, Tyler, Wayne, and Wood.
* Through Sunday afternoon
* Waves of low pressure, along a front over the area, will bring
several more rounds of heavy rainfall. The front will finally
sweep through the area Sunday, as a cold front, bringing the
threat for heavy rainfall to an end Sunday afternoon.
* Flooding of larger streams, creeks and rivers, especially the
Ohio, Muskingum and Hocking rivers.
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
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.