Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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WGUS81 KRLX 241604
River Flood Statement
National Weather Service Charleston WV
1204 PM EDT Sat Jun 24 2017

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers...Little Sandy River.
  At Grayson...

Affecting the following counties in Kentucky...Carter...Greenup.

Following average rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches, the Little Sandy River
at Grayson experience a strong rise Friday night. The river crested just under
23 feet between 9 and 10 AM this morning, and has started to recede.


Turn around and don`t drown.  Do not drive into areas where
water is flowing over the roadway.  Most deaths occur when motorists
try crossing flooded roads.

Please report high water to the National Weather Service by
calling toll free...1-800-401-9535...when you can do so safely.

You may also report flooding by posting your report to the
Charleston West Virginia National Weather service Facebook
page...or by using the Twitter HASHTAG...NWSRLX.

The next issuance will be when conditions warrant.


1204 PM EDT Sat Jun 24 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Little Sandy River At Grayson.
* AT 11:00 AM Saturday the stage was 22.7 feet.
* Minor Flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river has crested and is now receding. It is expected to fall to below flood
  stage this evening.
* At stages near 23.0 feet...Low spots on Route 773 and Jackson Road, along the
  river are flooded.
* A crest near  feet compares to a previous crest of 23.6 feet on April 15 2015.


LAT...LON 3840 8295 3839 8287 3828 8293 3830 8300



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