Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Charleston WV
802 PM EDT FRI JUL 14 2017

The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
  Central Mingo County in southern West Virginia...

* Until 1100 PM EDT

* At 801 PM EDT, emergency management officials reported heavy rain
  and flash flooding across the warned area. Up to two inches of
  rain have already fallen. Flash flooding is already occurring.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Red Jacket, Aflex, Matewan and Varney.

Additional rainfall amounts of an inch are possible in the warned


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 Severe Weather to the National Weather Service by
calling toll free, 800 401 9535, 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 3762 8216 3762 8218 3763 8217 3765 8218
      3765 8219 3763 8219 3763 8221 3765 8223
      3766 8225 3772 8210 3765 8204



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