Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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FLWRLX

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Charleston WV
256 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2018

OHC167-240745-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Washington OH-
256 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2018

The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
  Northeastern Washington County in southeastern Ohio...

* Until 245 AM EST Saturday

* At 250 AM EST, the reporting gauge at Bloomfield indicates the
  Little Muskingum River remains well out of its banks. Low lying
  areas near the river will continue to experience flooding,
  including some county roads that run adjacent to the river.

* Flooding will remain over mainly rural areas of northeastern
  Washington County.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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LAT...LON 3958 8115 3952 8121 3946 8129 3942 8133
      3937 8140 3939 8141 3947 8134 3949 8130
      3958 8121

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