NICHOLAS 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-OHZ066-067-075-076-083>087-VAZ003-004-WVZ005>011-
013>020-024>040-046-047-041830-
/O.CON.KRLX.FA.A.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GREENUP-CARTER-BOYD-LAWRENCE KY-PERRY-MORGAN-ATHENS-WASHINGTON-
JACKSON OH-VINTON-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...NEW LEXINGTON...CROOKSVILLE...
SOMERSET...MCCONNELSVILLE...STOCKPORT...ATHENS...MARIETTA...
BELPRE...JACKSON...WELLSTON...OAK HILL...MCARTHUR...HAMDEN...
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...FAYETTEVILLE...
SUMMERSVILLE...RICHWOOD...CRAIGSVILLE...WEBSTER SPRINGS...
BUCKHANNON...PHILIPPI...BELINGTON...MARLINTON...ELKINS
519 AM 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...JACKSON OH...
LAWRENCE OH...MORGAN...MEIGS...PERRY...VINTON 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

* A STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING WIDESPREAD RAIN TODAY AND
TONIGHT...WITH ADDITIONAL ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN POSSIBLE.
THIS RAIN COUPLED WITH SNOW MELT MAY CAUSE FLOODING OF
STREAMS...CREEKS...AND RIVERS THROUGHOUT THE REGION.

* MINOR TO MODERATE FLOODING ALONG LARGER RIVERS IS ALSO POSSIBLE
TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

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 Storm Warning
KYZ105-WVZ005>008-013>020-026>032-037>040-046-047-041800-
/O.CON.KRLX.WS.W.0005.150305T0000Z-150306T0000Z/
LAWRENCE KY-WAYNE-CABELL-MASON-JACKSON WV-LINCOLN-PUTNAM-KANAWHA-
ROANE-WIRT-CALHOUN-RITCHIE-DODDRIDGE-BOONE-CLAY-BRAXTON-GILMER-
LEWIS-HARRISON-TAYLOR-NICHOLAS-WEBSTER-UPSHUR-BARBOUR-POCAHONTAS-
RANDOLPH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LOUISA...KENOVA...CEREDO...WAYNE...
HUNTINGTON...POINT PLEASANT...NEW HAVEN...RAVENSWOOD...RIPLEY...
HARTS...ALUM CREEK...HAMLIN...WEST HAMLIN...TEAYS VALLEY...
HURRICANE...CHARLESTON...SOUTH CHARLESTON...SPENCER...ELIZABETH...
GRANTSVILLE...HARRISVILLE...PENNSBORO...WEST UNION...MADISON...
CLAY...SUTTON...GASSAWAY...BURNSVILLE...FLATWOODS...GLENVILLE...
WESTON...CLARKSBURG...BRIDGEPORT...GRAFTON...SUMMERSVILLE...
RICHWOOD...CRAIGSVILLE...COWEN...BUCKHANNON...PHILIPPI...
BELINGTON...MARLINTON...ELKINS
446 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 7 PM EST THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...LAWRENCE COUNTY KENTUCKY AND PORTIONS OF WESTERN
WEST VIRGINIA

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW AND SLEET.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 8 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO A PERIOD OF SLEET BY 10 PM
TONIGHT. THE WINTRY MIXTURE WILL TRANSITION TO SNOW BY
MIDNIGHT. THE SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
THE FIRST HALF OF THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS AND SIDEWALKS COULD BECOME SNOW AND
ICE COVERED. REDUCED VISIBILITIES...BELOW ONE MILE AT TIMES...
CAN BE EXPECTED. SNOW COULD CAUSE DOWNED TREE LIMBS AND POWER
OUTAGES.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING THROUGH THE 20S OVERNIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW 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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