Monroe County, West Virginia
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Flood Warning
WVC025-055-063-089-060445-
/O.EXT.KRNK.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150306T0445Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SUMMERS WV-GREENBRIER WV-MERCER WV-MONROE WV-
525 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
RAIN AND SNOW MELT IN...
SUMMERS COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...
GREENBRIER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...
MERCER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...
MONROE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 1145 PM EST THURSDAY

* AT 523 PM EST...AUTOMATED RIVER GAUGES INDICATED THAT THE
BLUESTONE RIVER...AND INDIAN CREEK ARE IN FLOOD. THE GREENBRIER
RIVER AT ALDERSON IS JUST UNDER 3 FEET BELOW FLOOD STAGE BUT THE
RIVER IS RISING.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
BLUEFIELD...
PRINCETON...
LEWISBURG...
HINTON...
AND WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS.

THIS INCLUDES THE WEST VIRGINIA STATE FAIRGROUNDS.

NO ADDITIONAL SIGNIFICANT PRECIPITATION WILL OCCUR AND RIVERS SHOULD
BE STARTING TO CREST AND RECEDE THROUGH THIS EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE BY CALLING TOLL FREE AT 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4. REPORTS
AND PICTURES CAN ALSO BE SHARED ON THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
BLACKSBURG FACEBOOK PAGE AND ON TWITTER.

&&

LAT...LON 3826 8043 3805 8026 3803 7999 3771 8033
3761 8024 3743 8086 3735 8089 3727 8124
3734 8135 3772 8097 3768 8088 3779 8092
3787 8075 3807 8081

$$

Winter Storm Warning
VAZ019-020-023-024-WVZ042>044-507-508-060000-
/O.CON.KRNK.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150306T0000Z/
ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-MERCER-SUMMERS-MONROE-
EASTERN GREENBRIER-WESTERN GREENBRIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON...
HOT SPRINGS...FINCASTLE...LEXINGTON...BUENA VISTA...BLUEFIELD...
HINTON...HIX...UNION
130 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

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

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA...EAST TO THE SOUTHERN
SHENANDOAH VALLEY.

* HAZARD TYPES...SLEET AND SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL OF 1 TO 4 INCHES THIS AFTERNOON.
STORM TOTAL 2 TO 8 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW ENDING BY EARLY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS...WITH SNOW COVERED
ROADS.

* WINDS...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING THROUGH THE 20S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND SLEET MEANS SEVERE
WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT
AMOUNTS OF SNOW AND SLEET 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.

THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOW...SLEET OR ICE AMOUNTS TO
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VIA EMAIL AT RNK.SKYWARN@NOAA.GOV OR
AT PHONE NUMBER 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4.FOR ADDITIONAL
WEATHER INFORMATION...VISIT US ON THE WEB AT
HTTP://WWW.ERH.NOAA.GOV OR AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV.

REPORTS ARE ALSO WELCOME ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE OR TWITTER FEED
@NWSBLACKSBURG.

&&

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