Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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WGUS41 KRLX 180314
FLWRLX
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
River Flood Warning
National Weather Service Charleston WV
1014 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

...Forecast Flooding Changed from Minor to Moderate Severity for the following
rivers Ohio River...

Affecting the following counties in Kentucky...Boyd...Greenup and in Ohio...
Lawrence.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

The next issuance will be when conditions warrant.

&&

KYC019-089-OHC087-181514-
/O.EXT.KRLX.FL.W.0018.180218T0313Z-180221T2242Z/
/ASHK2.2.ER.180218T0225Z.180220T0000Z.180221T1642Z.NO/
1014 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor TO Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River At Ashland.
* until Wednesday afternoon...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:00 PM Saturday the stage was 52.1 feet.
* Minor Flooding is occurring and Moderate Flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 52.0 feet.
* Forecast...the river will continue rising to near 57.8 feet by Monday evening.
  The river will fall below flood stage late Wednesday morning.
* At stages near 56.6 feet...General flooding of areas around Ashland outside of
  the flood wall.
* A crest near 57.8 feet compares to a previous crest of 56.2 feet on March 13
  2011.

&&

LAT...LON 3843 8265 3857 8287 3860 8274 3846 8248


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