Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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WGUS41 KRLX 191647

Flood Warning
National Weather Service Charleston WV
1247 PM EDT MON JUN 19 2017

Logan WV-Boone WV-
1247 PM EDT MON JUN 19 2017

The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
  Northwestern Logan County in southern West Virginia...
  Central Boone County in central West Virginia...

* Until 345 PM EDT

* At 1242 PM EDT, emergency management reported flooding in the
  Chapmanville area including 6 mile road, Low Gap road and Route 17
  in Boone County, and Mill Creek and along Garrett`s Fork in Logan
  County. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen, but the rain
  had diminished, and little additional rainfall is expected. Some
  of these flood waters were starting to recede, and will continue
  to do so this afternoon.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Madison, Logan, Chapmanville, Chief Logan State, Van, Holden, Mount
  Gay-Shamrock, Wharton, West Logan, Mitchell Heights, Mount Gay,
  Seth, Verdunville, Turtle Creek, Prenter, Blair, Sharples, Jeffrey
  and Switzer.


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 3777 8209 3785 8214 3785 8211 3787 8213
      3789 8212 3791 8216 3796 8220 3798 8219
      3802 8198 3802 8194 3803 8191 3804 8193
      3805 8191 3811 8162 3794 8156 3793 8157



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