Ritchie County, West Virginia
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Flood Warning
WVC007-013-017-021-033-041-073-085-091-095-097-105-051845-
/O.EXT.KRLX.FA.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150305T1845Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
PLEASANTS WV-GILMER WV-CALHOUN WV-BRAXTON WV-WIRT WV-TAYLOR WV-
UPSHUR WV-TYLER WV-RITCHIE WV-LEWIS WV-HARRISON WV-DODDRIDGE WV-
841 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
NORTHERN BRAXTON COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
NORTHERN CALHOUN COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF GRANTSVILLE...
DODDRIDGE COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
GILMER COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF GLENVILLE...
HARRISON COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF CLARKSBURG...
LEWIS COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF WESTON...
PLEASANTS COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
RITCHIE COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF HARRISVILLE...
TAYLOR COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
TYLER COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF MIDDLEBOURNE...
WESTERN UPSHUR COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
WIRT COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF ELIZABETH...

* UNTIL 145 PM EST

* AT 841 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 3961 8094 3959 8090 3960 8084 3948 8071
3945 8061 3944 8053 3947 8047 3944 8028
3940 8017 3928 8020 3924 8016 3917 8023
3912 8023 3865 8051 3899 8148

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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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