Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Charleston WV
1215 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

WVC047-059-109-240745-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
McDowell WV-Mingo WV-Wyoming WV-
1215 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 345 AM EDT FOR MCDOWELL...
SOUTHEASTERN MINGO AND WEST CENTRAL WYOMING COUNTIES...

At 1207 AM EDT, light to moderate rainfall was continuing to occur
across the warned area, and is expected to continue through early
Monday morning.

At midnight, the Tug Fork River at Bradshaw reached a stage of 10.01
feet. At this stage, homes along the Tug Fork River downstream of
the gauge begin to flood. Residents living along the Tug Fork
downstream of Bradshaw should 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 half to three quarters of an inch are
expected in the warned area.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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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