« View county listFlash Flood Watch
Including the cities of Clintwood, Grundy, Vansant, Welch, Gary,
War, Mullens, Oceana, and Pineville
301 AM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of southwest Virginia and southern West Virginia,
including the following areas, in southwest Virginia, Buchanan
and Dickenson. In southern West Virginia, McDowell and
* Until 2 PM EDT this afternoon
* One last wave of heavy rainfall affecting the area overnight
into Monday could lead to additional flash flooding,
particularly along flood prone creeks and streams, and adjacent
low lying areas.
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should warnings be issued.
McDowell WV-Mingo WV-Wyoming WV-
603 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017
...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 945 AM EDT FOR MCDOWELL...
SOUTHEASTERN MINGO AND WEST CENTRAL WYOMING COUNTIES...
Emergency management officials have reported minor flooding across
the warned area. Be alert during the morning commute for the
possibility of flooded roads.
Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Welch, Gary, War, Northfork, Gilbert Creek, Bradshaw, Iaeger,
Keystone, Anawalt, Kimball, Panther, Jolo, Maybeury, Elbert,
Coalwood, Avondale, Cucumber and Jenkinjones.
Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous. Do not attempt to cross flooded roads. Find
an alternate route.
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 3724 8174 3727 8176 3729 8184 3738 8193
3741 8192 3744 8194 3747 8200 3751 8193
3755 8197 3753 8202 3761 8189 3743 8168
3742 8138 3739 8133 3727 8142 3726 8150
3723 8151 3721 8156 3720 8168