MERCER County, West Virginia
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Flood Warning
WVC025-055-089-061030-
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/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SUMMERS WV-GREENBRIER WV-MERCER WV-
1141 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
RAIN AND SNOW MELT IN...
SUMMERS COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...
GREENBRIER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...
MERCER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 530 AM EST

* AT 1135 PM EST...AUTOMATED GAUGES INDICATED THAT MINOR FLOODING
CONTINUED ALONG THE BLUESTONE RIVER IN MERCER COUNTY. OTHER
SMALLER CREEKS AND STREAMS WERE ALSO NEAR FLOOD LEVELS ACROSS THE
REGION.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
BLUEFIELD...
PRINCETON...
PIPESTEM...
HINTON...
AND SPANISHBURG.

LITTLE ADDED PRECIPITATION WILL OCCUR OVERNIGHT AND RIVERS WILL
CONTINUE TO FALL THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE BY CALLING TOLL FREE AT 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4. REPORTS
AND PICTURES CAN ALSO BE SHARED ON THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
BLACKSBURG FACEBOOK PAGE AND ON TWITTER.

&&

LAT...LON 3817 8036 3811 8036 3805 8026 3803 7999
3771 8033 3775 8067 3764 8076 3735 8089
3727 8124 3734 8135 3772 8097 3768 8088
3775 8091 3777 8089 3779 8092 3787 8075
3807 8081 3809 8077 3808 8071 3826 8043

$$
Special Weather Statement
VAZ007-009>020-022>024-032>035-043>047-058-059-WVZ042>044-507-508-
061400-
TAZEWELL-SMYTH-BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-PULASKI-MONTGOMERY-GRAYSON-
CARROLL-FLOYD-CRAIG-ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-
ROCKBRIDGE-PATRICK-FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-AMHERST-HENRY-PITTSYLVANIA-
CAMPBELL-APPOMATTOX-BUCKINGHAM-HALIFAX-CHARLOTTE-MERCER-SUMMERS-
MONROE-EASTERN GREENBRIER-WESTERN GREENBRIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TAZEWELL...MARION...BLAND...
PEARISBURG...WYTHEVILLE...RADFORD...PULASKI...BLACKSBURG...
INDEPENDENCE...WHITETOP...TROUTDALE...VOLNEY...GALAX...FLOYD...
NEW CASTLE...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON...HOT SPRINGS...ROANOKE...
SALEM...FINCASTLE...LEXINGTON...BUENA VISTA...STUART...
ROCKY MOUNT...BEDFORD...AMHERST...MARTINSVILLE...DANVILLE...
LYNCHBURG...APPOMATTOX...SOUTH BOSTON...KEYSVILLE...BLUEFIELD...
FLAT TOP...HINTON...HIX...UNION...LEWISBURG...
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS...ALDERSON...QUINWOOD...DUO...RAINELLE
348 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SLICK ROADS DUE TO ICE EARLY THIS MORNING...

TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE SINGLE DIGITS TO MID 20S EARLY THIS
MORNING. AS A RESULT...AREAS OF RESIDUAL SLUSH AND WATER FROM THE
RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW ON THURSDAY HAVE FROZEN INTO ICE. THIS WILL
MEAN SLIPPERY CONDITIONS ON ROADS AND SIDEWALKS. ANYONE GOING OUT
SHOULD BE ALERT FOR AREAS OF ICE...ESPECIALLY NEAR BRIDGES AND
OVERPASSES...AS WELL AS ALONG SECONDARY ROADS.

$$
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