MC DOWELL County, West Virginia
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Flood Warning
VAC027-WVC007-019-047-067-075-081-083-101-109-052345-
/O.EXT.KRLX.FA.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150305T2345Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
BUCHANAN VA-RALEIGH WV-POCAHONTAS WV-NICHOLAS WV-MCDOWELL WV-
RANDOLPH WV-FAYETTE WV-BRAXTON WV-WYOMING WV-WEBSTER WV-
201 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
EAST CENTRAL BUCHANAN COUNTY IN VIRGINIA...
SOUTHEASTERN BRAXTON COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
FAYETTE COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...FAYETTEVILLE...BABCOCK STATE PARK...
MCDOWELL COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF WELCH...
NICHOLAS COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...SUMMERSVILLE...RICHWOOD...
WEST CENTRAL POCAHONTAS COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
RALEIGH COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF BECKLEY...
EXTREME SOUTHWESTERN RANDOLPH COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
WEBSTER COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF WEBSTER SPRINGS...
WYOMING COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF PINEVILLE...

* UNTIL 645 PM EST

* AT 159 PM EST RUNOFF FROM PREVIOUS RAIN WILL SLOWLY COME TO AN
END THIS AFTERNOON. ANY ONGOING FLOODING WILL START TO IMPROVE BY
THIS EVENING.

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED.
ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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.

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 3730 8191 3748 8193 3772 8172 3779 8151
3827 8120 3840 8088 3867 8050 3844 8004
3819 8036 3822 8037 3826 8044 3808 8070
3809 8088 3807 8081 3788 8076 3782 8092
3771 8090 3757 8120 3729 8141 3720 8157

$$

Winter Storm Warning
VAZ003-004-WVZ033-034-060000-
/O.CON.KRLX.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150306T0000Z/
DICKENSON-BUCHANAN-MCDOWELL-WYOMING-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLINTWOOD...GRUNDY...VANSANT...WELCH...
GARY...WAR...MULLENS...OCEANA...PINEVILLE
1252 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA AND SOUTHWEST
VIRGINIA.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...NO ADDITIONAL ICE ACCUMULATION.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 5 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW MOSTLY ENDS LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS AND SIDEWALKS COULD BECOME SNOW AND
ICE COVERED. SNOW AND ICE COULD CAUSE DOWNED TREE LIMBS AND
POWER OUTAGES.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE 20S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST
THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD... AND WATER IN
YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

PLEASE REPORT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
BY CALLING TOLL FREE...800-401-9535...WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.
THIS PHONE NUMBER IS TO BE USED FOR REPORTING PURPOSES ONLY.

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

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE SOURCE OF
WEATHER INFORMATION FOR THE LATEST UPDATES.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/RLX.

&&

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