Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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WGUS51 KRLX 170143

Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Charleston WV
943 PM EDT SUN APR 16 2017

The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
  Southern Washington County in southeastern Ohio...
  Pleasants County in northwestern West Virginia...
  Northwestern Ritchie County in northwestern West Virginia...
  Northeastern Wood County in northwestern West Virginia...

* Until 1245 AM EDT

* At 941 PM EDT, emergency management officials reported
  thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area.
  Flooding has been reported in Williamstown along North Dry Run
  Road and North Oak Grove Road. Up to two inches of rain have
  already fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Parkersburg, Marietta, Belpre, St. Marys, Vienna, Williamstown,
  Belmont, Boaz, Newport, North Hills, Willow Island, Maxwell,
  Schultz, Waverly, Fleming, Bartlett and Nutter Farm.

Additional rainfall amounts of half an inch to an inch are possible
in the warned area.


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

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 3938 8106 3923 8112 3931 8183 3932 8184
      3932 8185 3945 8184 3945 8183 3947 8183
      3949 8181



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