MC DOWELL County, West Virginia
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Flood Warning
VAC027-WVC007-019-047-067-075-081-083-101-109-042345-
/O.NEW.KRLX.FA.W.0005.150304T1143Z-150304T2345Z/
/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-
643 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* 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 WEDNESDAY

* THE COMBINATION OF SNOWMELT AND RAIN WILL CAUSE SMALL STREAMS AND
CREEKS TO OVERFLOW THEIR BANKS AND CAUSE FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT. MOST
FLOOD RELATED DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS
WATER COVERED BRIDGES...DIPS...OR LOW WATER CROSSINGS. NEVER TRY TO
CROSS A FLOWING STREAM...EVEN A SMALL ONE...ON FOOT. TO ESCAPE RISING
WATER MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND.

EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE STREAM BANKS TO BECOME UNSTABLE.
UNSTABLE STREAM BANKS CAN FAIL OR BECOME SLIPPERY. PERSONS SHOULD
STAY AWAY FROM STREAM BANKS...SWIFT FLOWING WATER AND CULVERTS. STAY
AWAY OR BE SWEPT 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

$$

Flood Watch
KYZ101>103-105-OHZ075-076-085>087-VAZ003-004-WVZ005>011-013>020-
024>040-046-047-050445-
/O.CON.KRLX.FA.A.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T1200Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GREENUP-CARTER-BOYD-LAWRENCE KY-ATHENS-WASHINGTON-MEIGS-GALLIA-
LAWRENCE OH-DICKENSON-BUCHANAN-WAYNE-CABELL-MASON-JACKSON WV-WOOD-
PLEASANTS-TYLER-LINCOLN-PUTNAM-KANAWHA-ROANE-WIRT-CALHOUN-RITCHIE-
DODDRIDGE-MINGO-LOGAN-BOONE-CLAY-BRAXTON-GILMER-LEWIS-HARRISON-
TAYLOR-MCDOWELL-WYOMING-RALEIGH-FAYETTE-NICHOLAS-WEBSTER-UPSHUR-
BARBOUR-POCAHONTAS-RANDOLPH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLATWOODS...GREENUP...GRAYSON...
OLIVE HILL...ASHLAND...LOUISA...ATHENS...MARIETTA...BELPRE...
POMEROY...GALLIPOLIS...IRONTON...SOUTH POINT...CLINTWOOD...
GRUNDY...VANSANT...KENOVA...CEREDO...WAYNE...HUNTINGTON...
POINT PLEASANT...NEW HAVEN...RAVENSWOOD...RIPLEY...PARKERSBURG...
VIENNA...ST. MARYS...BELMONT...PADEN CITY...SISTERSVILLE...
MIDDLEBOURNE...HARTS...ALUM CREEK...HAMLIN...TEAYS VALLEY...
HURRICANE...CHARLESTON...SOUTH CHARLESTON...SAINT ALBANS...
SPENCER...ELIZABETH...GRANTSVILLE...HARRISVILLE...PENNSBORO...
WEST UNION...WILLIAMSON...LOGAN...CHAPMANVILLE...MAN...MADISON...
CLAY...SUTTON...GASSAWAY...BURNSVILLE...GLENVILLE...WESTON...
CLARKSBURG...BRIDGEPORT...GRAFTON...WELCH...GARY...WAR...
MULLENS...OCEANA...PINEVILLE...BECKLEY...OAK HILL...
FAYETTEVILLE...SUMMERSVILLE...RICHWOOD...CRAIGSVILLE...
WEBSTER SPRINGS...BUCKHANNON...PHILIPPI...BELINGTON...MARLINTON...
ELKINS
338 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...SOUTHEAST OHIO...SOUTHWEST
VIRGINIA AND WEST VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
IN NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...BOYD...CARTER...GREENUP AND LAWRENCE
KY. IN SOUTHEAST OHIO...ATHENS...GALLIA...LAWRENCE OH...MEIGS
AND WASHINGTON. IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...BUCHANAN AND
DICKENSON. IN WEST VIRGINIA...BARBOUR...BOONE...BRAXTON...
CABELL...CALHOUN...CLAY...DODDRIDGE...FAYETTE...GILMER...
HARRISON...JACKSON WV...KANAWHA...LEWIS...LINCOLN...LOGAN...
MASON...MCDOWELL...MINGO...NICHOLAS...PLEASANTS...POCAHONTAS...
PUTNAM...RALEIGH...RANDOLPH...RITCHIE...ROANE...TAYLOR...
TYLER...UPSHUR...WAYNE...WEBSTER...WIRT...WOOD AND WYOMING.

* THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING

* WIDESPREAD RAIN WILL CONTINUE INTO THIS EVENING IN WEST
VIRGINIA... WHILE TRANSITIONING TO SLEET AND WET SNOW LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND EARLY THIS EVENING ACROSS SOUTHEAST OHIO AND
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY. THAT TRANSITION WILL MOVE FURTHER
SOUTHEAST...THROUGH WEST VIRGINIA TONIGHT. MANY COUNTY FLOOD
WARNINGS WERE POSTED EARLIER WEDNESDAY...AND ARE STILL
ACTIVE...FOR STREAM AND CREEK FLOODING.

* MINOR TO MODERATE FLOODING IS ALSO LIKELY THROUGH THURSDAY ALONG
A FEW OF THE LARGER RIVERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE FLOOD WATCH MEANS THE POTENTIAL FOR ADDITIONAL FLOODING
CONTINUES.

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.

&&

$$


Winter Weather Advisory
VAZ003-004-WVZ033-034-050400-
/O.CON.KRLX.WW.Y.0019.150305T0500Z-150306T0000Z/
DICKENSON-BUCHANAN-MCDOWELL-WYOMING-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLINTWOOD...GRUNDY...VANSANT...WELCH...
GARY...WAR...MULLENS...OCEANA...PINEVILLE
253 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 7 PM EST THURSDAY...

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

* HAZARD TYPES...FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND SNOW.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...A GLAZE OF ICE POSSIBLE BEFORE CHANGEOVER TO
SLEET AND SNOW.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 3 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW ...SLEET...
OR FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES... AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

PLEASE REPORT SNOW...SLEET...FREEZING RAIN 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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