KANAWHA County, West Virginia
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Weather Alerts: KANAWHA County, West Virginia
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Flood Warning
WVC005-007-011-013-015-019-035-039-043-053-079-087-052000-
/O.EXT.KRLX.FA.W.0009.000000T0000Z-150305T2000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
PUTNAM WV-MASON WV-LINCOLN WV-KANAWHA WV-JACKSON WV-FAYETTE WV-
CLAY WV-CALHOUN WV-CABELL WV-BRAXTON WV-BOONE WV-ROANE WV-
849 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS IN...
NORTHEASTERN BOONE COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
SOUTHERN BRAXTON COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF SUTTON...
NORTHEASTERN CABELL COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
SOUTHERN CALHOUN COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
CLAY COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF CLAY...
NORTHWESTERN FAYETTE COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
JACKSON COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF RIPLEY...
KANAWHA COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...NITRO...CHARLESTON...
NORTHEASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
MASON COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...POMEROY...POINT PLEASANT...
PUTNAM COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF WINFIELD...
ROANE COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF SPENCER...

* UNTIL 300 PM EST THURSDAY

* AT 848 AM EST RUNOFF FROM RAIN AND SNOWMELT WEDNESDAY CONTINUES TO
CAUSE FLOODING ON AREA RIVERS...CREEKS...AND STREAMS.

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.

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 3861 8217 3879 8222 3903 8203 3888 8189
3893 8176 3908 8181 3910 8175 3901 8153
3892 8151 3893 8127 3884 8101 3872 8098
3878 8086 3865 8050 3851 8087 3849 8082
3827 8122 3799 8143 3832 8212 3852 8231

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Flood Warning
WVC005-039-043-052027-
/O.CON.KRLX.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150306T0906Z/
/TORW2.2.ER.150305T0428Z.150305T1800Z.150306T0306Z.NO/
927 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Coal River At Tornado.
* AT 8:15 AM Thursday the stage was 27.3 feet.
* Moderate Flooding is occurring and Moderate Flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 25 feet.
* Forecast...the River will continue rising to near 28.2 feet by this afternoon.
The river will fall below flood stage tonight.
* At stages near 27.0 feet...Coal river road is flooded in several places along
river. Smith creek road and ferrell roads are impassable.
* A crest near 28.2 feet compares to a previous crest of 29.0 feet on November 20
2003.

&&

LAT...LON 3840 8189 3830 8171 3818 8167 3818 8188


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Public Service (Civil Emergency or Danger) Advisor
WVC039-051645-

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
LOCAL AREA EMERGENCY
KANAWHA METRO 911
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
833 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...LOCAL AREA EMERGENCY...

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE
KANAWHA METRO 911.

METRO 911 IS RECEIVING REPORTS OF HAZARDOUS ROAD CONDITIONS DUE TO
THE SNOW AND ICE. SEVERAL ACCIDENTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED THROUGH OUT
THE COUNTY THIS MORNING. MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO AVOID TRAVEL IF
POSSIBLE.

$$

Winter Storm Warning
KYZ105-WVZ005>008-013>020-024>032-035>040-046-047-052245-
/O.CON.KRLX.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-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
933 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

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

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

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...10 TO 14 INCHES FOR NORTHEAST
KENTUCKY AND THE TRI STATE AREA. 4 TO 8 INCHES IN THE KANAWHA
VALLEY AND SOUTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE CHARLESTON
AND BECKLEY AREA. 8 TO 10 INCHES IN THE NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA
LOWLANDS AND THE NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS.

* TIMING...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES THIS MORNING...WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH MUCH OF THE AFTERNOON.

* 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...IN THE 20S.

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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