Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
1024 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

WVZ013>015-060630-
LINCOLN-PUTNAM-KANAWHA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARTS...ALUM CREEK...HAMLIN...
TEAYS VALLEY...HURRICANE...CHARLESTON...SOUTH CHARLESTON...
SAINT ALBANS
1024 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

HERE IS A SPECIAL RIVER STATEMENT FOR THE KANAWHA RIVER...

THE WATER LEVEL ON THE KANAWHA RIVER WAS 27.0 FEET AT 10 PM. THIS
IS THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST POINT...LOCATED UNDER THE
SOUTH SIDE BRIDGE IN DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON.

THIS LEVEL WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF THE MOST
VULNERABLE DIPS AND LOW SPOTS ALONG THE RIVER...AND EVEN
UP THE MOUTHS OF FEEDER STREAMS.

WATER LEVELS AROUND THE AREA WILL NOT GO HIGHER...AND WILL
CONTINUE TO SLOWLY RECEDE OVERNIGHT...THEN AT A FASTER PACE ON
FRIDAY. A SNOW LINE WILL BE VISIBLE ALONG THE RIVER BANK AS THE
WATER RECEDES.

AS A RESULT... WATER PROBLEMS ALONG THESE VULNERABLE LOW SPOTS
WILL DECREASE FOR FRIDAY MORNING.

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