Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
646 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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POCAHONTAS WV-RANDOLPH WV-UPSHUR WV-BARBOUR WV-TAYLOR WV-
646 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN POCAHONTAS COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...
  RANDOLPH COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...
  NORTHEASTERN UPSHUR COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...
  BARBOUR COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...
  TAYLOR COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 945 AM EDT

* AT 643 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN THAT WILL CAUSE
  FLOODING. THREE TO FIVE INCHES OF RAIN FELL OVER THE PAST 12
  HOURS...AND SOME LOCAL STREAMS AND RIVERS ARE APPROACHING FLOOD
  STAGE. TYGART VALLEY RIVER AT MILL CREEK IS NEAR BANKFULL AND
  STILL RISING. ALSO THE SHAVERS FORK OF THE CHEAT RIVER IS NEAR
  BANKFULL AND STILL RISING.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  ELKINS...GRAFTON...PHILIPPI...CASS SCENIC RAILROAD...GREENBANK...
  AUDRA STATE PARK...BELINGTON...MILL CREEK...DAILEY...SNOWSHOE...
  MINGO...BEVERLY...JUNIOR...FLEMINGTON...DURBIN...
  WOMELSDORF (COALTON)...HUTTONSVILLE...MONTROSE...
  VALLEY FALLS AND PHEASANT RUN.

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 3880 7968 3844 7980 3832 7999 3872 8011
      3939 8019 3941 8011 3939 8009 3940 8003
      3942 8000 3945 7993 3943 7989 3930 7989
      3929 7986 3924 7985 3923 7981 3913 7984
      3908 7978 3904 7978 3901 7966

$$

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