Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
549 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

KYZ103-105-OHZ087-WVZ005-006-013-222315-
BOYD KY-CABELL WV-LAWRENCE OH-LAWRENCE KY-LINCOLN WV-WAYNE WV-
549 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR BOYD AND LAWRENCE COUNTIES IN
KENTUCKY...AND SOUTHEASTERN LAWRENCE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OHIO...AND
WAYNE...CABELL AND WESTERN LINCOLN COUNTIES IN WEST VIRGINIA UNTIL
715 PM EDT...

AT 548 PM EDT...THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL WERE LOCATED
ALONG A LINE FROM 8 MILES NORTHEAST OF PROCTORVILLE TO 8 MILES WEST
OF BEECH FORK STATE PARK TO BLAINE...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH.
VERY HEAVY RAIN WILL FALL FROM THESE THUNDERSTORMS...AND WILL CAUSE
WATER TO POND ON ROADS AND QUICKLY FILL ROADSIDE DITCHES AND SMALL
STREAMS. WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH AND PEA-SIZED HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE THUNDERSTORMS.

THESE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR FALLSBURG AROUND 600 PM...GALLUP
AROUND 615 PM...CLIFFORD AROUND 630 PM AND WILSONDALE AROUND 645 PM.

THIS WILL IMPACT THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES...I-64 BETWEEN MILE
MARKERS 182 AND 191 IN KENTUCKY...AND BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 23
IN WEST VIRGINIA.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

YOU MAY REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER BY POSTING YOUR REPORT TO THE
CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FACEBOOK PAGE...OR
BY USING THE TWITTER HASHTAG...NWSRLX.

LAT...LON 3804 8300 3811 8290 3815 8291 3822 8282
      3826 8279 3840 8276 3861 8239 3825 8200
      3819 8206 3785 8241 3795 8252 3794 8257
      3787 8262 3799 8293 3797 8301 3798 8303

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