RALEIGH 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 Warning
KYC019-043-089-127-OHC087-WVC005-011-043-045-059-081-099-050000-
/O.NEW.KRLX.FA.W.0007.150304T1156Z-150305T0000Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
RALEIGH WV-MINGO WV-LOGAN WV-LINCOLN WV-CABELL WV-BOONE WV-WAYNE WV-
LAWRENCE OH-LAWRENCE KY-BOYD KY-CARTER KY-GREENUP KY-
656 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
BOYD COUNTY IN KENTUCKY...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...CANNONSBURG...ASHLAND...
CARTER COUNTY IN KENTUCKY...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...OLIVE HILL...GRAYSON LAKE STATE
PARK...GRAYSON...CARTER CAVES STATE PARK...
GREENUP COUNTY IN KENTUCKY...
LAWRENCE COUNTY IN KENTUCKY...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...YATESVILLE LAKE STATE PARK...
LOUISA...BLAINE...
BOONE COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF MADISON...
WESTERN CABELL COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF HUNTINGTON...
LINCOLN COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF HAMLIN...
LOGAN COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF LOGAN...
MINGO COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
NORTHWESTERN RALEIGH COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
WAYNE COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...WAYNE...BEECH FORK STATE PARK...
LAWRENCE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OHIO...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...PROCTORVILLE...LAKE VESUVIUS...
IRONTON...COAL GROVE...CHESAPEAKE...

* UNTIL 700 PM EST WEDNESDAY

* AT 655 AM EST HEAVY RAIN AND SNOW MELT HAVE COMBINED TO CAUSE
STRONG RISES ON SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS THROUGHOUT THE AREA.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER ON COUNTRY ROADS AND
FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

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 3834 8324 3873 8303 3875 8289 3858 8281
3885 8260 3828 8210 3793 8138 3777 8158
3775 8176 3770 8170 3753 8190 3754 8202
3769 8231 3796 8252 3788 8262 3797 8300
3817 8292 3827 8318 3823 8323 3832 8334

$$

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>020-024>032-035>040-046-047-042330-
/O.CON.KRLX.WS.W.0005.150305T0000Z-150306T0000Z/
LAWRENCE KY-WAYNE-CABELL-MASON-JACKSON WV-LINCOLN-PUTNAM-KANAWHA-
ROANE-WIRT-CALHOUN-RITCHIE-DODDRIDGE-MINGO-LOGAN-BOONE-CLAY-
BRAXTON-GILMER-LEWIS-HARRISON-TAYLOR-RALEIGH-FAYETTE-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...WILLIAMSON...
GILBERT CREEK...CHATTAROY...AMHERSTDALE-ROBINETTE...LOGAN...
CHAPMANVILLE...MALLORY...SWITZER...HOLDEN...MAN...MADISON...
CLAY...SUTTON...GASSAWAY...BURNSVILLE...FLATWOODS...GLENVILLE...
WESTON...CLARKSBURG...BRIDGEPORT...GRAFTON...BECKLEY...OAK HILL...
FAYETTEVILLE...MONTGOMERY...SUMMERSVILLE...RICHWOOD...
CRAIGSVILLE...COWEN...BUCKHANNON...PHILIPPI...BELINGTON...
MARLINTON...ELKINS
1028 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...4 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...SLEET AND ICE 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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