Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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Flash Flood Statement
National Weather Service Charleston WV
1012 AM EDT MON JUN 19 2017

WVC005-045-059-191645-
/O.CON.KRLX.FF.W.0026.000000T0000Z-170619T1645Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Mingo WV-Logan WV-Boone WV-
1012 AM EDT MON JUN 19 2017

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1245 PM EDT FOR
NORTHWESTERN MINGO...NORTHWESTERN LOGAN AND CENTRAL BOONE COUNTIES...

At 1008 AM EDT, trained weather spotters reported flash flooding in
the Chapmanville area. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen.
Flash flooding is expected.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Madison, Logan, Chapmanville, Van, Mount Gay-Shamrock, Chief Logan
State, Holden, Wharton, Danville, West Logan, Kermit, Mitchell
Heights, Mount Gay, Seth, Turtle Creek, Myrtle, Prenter, Sharples,
Racine and Breeden.

Additional rainfall amounts of an inch are possible in the warned
area.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate route.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.

You may also report severe weather by posting your report to the
Charleston West Virginia National Weather Service Facebook Page, or
by using the Twitter Hashtag, NWSRLX.

&&

LAT...LON 3786 8242 3785 8240 3786 8240 3794 8231
      3802 8201 3803 8191 3805 8197 3810 8195
      3816 8163 3794 8156 3793 8157 3771 8231
      3774 8233 3776 8231 3776 8233 3778 8232
      3782 8238 3781 8240

$$

MEC


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