Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Charleston WV
1022 PM EST THU FEB 22 2018

OHC053-079-127-230320-
/O.CAN.KRLX.FA.W.0036.000000T0000Z-180223T0345Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Perry OH-Gallia OH-Jackson OH-
1022 PM EST THU FEB 22 2018

...THE FLOOD WARNING FOR SMALL STREAMS HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR
SOUTHERN PERRY...NORTHWESTERN GALLIA AND JACKSON COUNTIES...

The flood water is receding. An areal Flood Watch remains in effect
until Sunday morning.

LAT...LON 3975 8164 3959 8159 3958 8148 3964 8145
      3957 8104 3939 8122 3937 8140 3901 8222
      3904 8243 3914 8242 3918 8254 3921 8276
      3937 8275 3939 8229 3947 8228 3947 8217
      3956 8216 3955 8204 3972 8202 3977 8208

$$

OHC009-105-115-163-167-WVC107-230345-
/O.CON.KRLX.FA.W.0036.000000T0000Z-180223T0345Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Meigs OH-Washington OH-Morgan OH-Athens OH-Vinton OH-Wood WV-
1022 PM EST THU FEB 22 2018

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR SMALL STREAMS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1045 PM
EST FOR NORTHWESTERN MEIGS...WASHINGTON...MORGAN...ATHENS...VINTON
AND NORTHWESTERN WOOD COUNTIES...

At 1010 PM EST, local law enforcement officials reported flooding
across the warned area. The following roads continue with water
issues:

In Vinton OH:
 route #278 in the Lake Hope area,

In Athens OH:
 over a dozen county routes continue flooded.

In Morgan OH:
 highway #62 and state route 669 between 377 and Athens Co. line.

In Washington OH:
 route 821 between Macksburg and Whipple.


Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Athens, Marietta, Belpre, Nelsonville, Glouster, McConnelsville,
Mcarthur, Beverly, Albany, Coolville, Rutland, Chesterhill, Lake Hope
State Park, Vienna, Williamstown, Boaz, Washington, Newport, Chauncey
and Malta.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 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 3975 8164 3959 8159 3958 8148 3964 8145
      3957 8104 3939 8122 3937 8140 3901 8222
      3904 8243 3914 8242 3918 8254 3921 8276
      3937 8275 3939 8229 3947 8228 3947 8217
      3956 8216 3955 8204 3972 8202 3977 8208

$$

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