Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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WGUS81 KRLX 221949
FLSRLX
River Flood Statement
National Weather Service Charleston WV
249 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers...Muskingum River.
  At Beverly...

Affecting the following counties in Ohio...Washington.

The rain earlier today caused the Muskingum River to rise above flood
stage at Beverly.  More rain is in the forecast and this should keep
the Muskingum River above flood stage at Beverly through the weekend.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around and don`t drown.  Do not drive into areas where
water is flowing over the roadway.  Most deaths occur when motorists
try crossing flooded roads.


Please report high water to the National Weather Service by
calling toll free...1-800-401-9535...when you can do so safely.

You may also report flooding by posting your report to the
Charleston West Virginia National Weather service Facebook
page...or by using the Twitter HASHTAG...NWSRLX.

The next issuance will be when conditions warrant.



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OHC167-230149-
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/BEVO1.3.ER.000000T0000Z.180226T0000Z.180227T0645Z.NR/
249 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

...Flood Warning extended until Tuesday morning...The Flood Warning continues
for the Muskingum River At Beverly.
* AT  1:45 PM Thursday the stage was 31.3 feet.
* Minor Flooding is occurring and Moderate Flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 29.0 feet.
* Forecast...The River will continue rising to near 32.8 feet by Sunday evening.
  The river will fall below flood stage early Tuesday morning.
* At stages near 34.0 feet...Several areas near the river are flooded. Homes,
  farmland, camps, several sections of Route 60, and secondary roads near the
  river are flooded.
* A crest near 31.4 feet compares to a previous crest of 31.8 feet on February 16
  2018.

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LAT...LON 3961 8175 3960 8149 3951 8146 3945 8151 3952 8184


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