Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Charleston WV
336 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

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McDowell WV-Mingo WV-Wyoming WV-
336 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has extended
the

* Flood Warning for...
  McDowell County in southern West Virginia...
  Southeastern Mingo County in southern West Virginia...
  West central Wyoming County in southern West Virginia...

* Until 945 AM EDT Monday

* At 331 AM EDT, light to moderate rainfall was continuing across
  the warned area.

* The gauge at Bradshaw on the Tug Fork River continues to indicate
  minor flooding. Residents living along the Tug Fork in this area
  should continue to monitor the river and be prepared to take
  action.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Welch, Gary, War, Northfork, Gilbert Creek, Bradshaw, Iaeger,
  Keystone, Anawalt, Kimball, Panther, Jolo, Maybeury, Elbert,
  Coalwood, Avondale, Cucumber and Jenkinjones.

Additional rainfall amounts of around a half an inch, with isolated
higher amounts are possible in the warned area.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

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 3724 8174 3727 8176 3729 8184 3738 8193
      3741 8192 3744 8194 3747 8200 3751 8193
      3755 8197 3753 8202 3761 8189 3743 8168
      3742 8138 3739 8133 3727 8142 3726 8150
      3723 8151 3721 8156 3720 8168

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