Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Charleston WV
423 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

VAC027-051-232245-
/O.CON.KRLX.FA.W.0018.000000T0000Z-170423T2245Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Dickenson VA-Buchanan VA-
423 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 645 PM EDT FOR DICKENSON
AND BUCHANAN COUNTIES...

*  At 418 PM EDT, moderate rain continues to fall across Southwest
   Virginia. After multiple days of rain, and more on the way
   through tonight, area creeks, streams, culverts, and roadside
   ditches will have a difficult time handling additional rainfall.

*  Low water crossings and roads near creeks and streams will
   experience flooding, as well as other low lying areas. Poorly
   maintained culverts and roadside ditches will also flood. Debris
   flows are possible as well. Road closures are expected.

*  Some locations that will experience flooding include...
   Clintwood, Grundy, Haysi, Breaks Interstate, Davenport, John
   Flannagan Lake, Big Rock, Trammel, Paw Paw, Clinchco, Oakwood,
   Stacy, Nora, Vansant, Hurley, McClure and Roseann.

Up to an inch of additional rainfall is possible in the warned area.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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 3702 8248 3713 8255 3720 8255 3727 8235
      3754 8197 3753 8194 3751 8193 3747 8200
      3744 8194 3736 8193 3728 8185 3728 8179
      3725 8174 3720 8176 3718 8185 3713 8192
      3712 8200 3705 8204 3704 8217 3696 8235

$$

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