Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
840 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

WVC005-045-059-011300-
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BOONE WV-MINGO WV-LOGAN WV-
840 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 AM EDT FOR
BOONE...MINGO AND LOGAN COUNTIES...

AT 836 AM EDT...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED FLASH FLOODING IN
MULTIPLE LOCATIONS ACROSS MINGO, LOGAN AND BOONE COUNTIES. WATER
RESCUES WERE ONGOING IN MINGO COUNTY AND SEVERAL ROADS WERE BLOCKED
BY HIGH WATER IN CENTRAL LOGAN AND SOUTHERN BOONE COUNTIES. UP TO
TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS ALREADY
OCCURRING.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
WILLIAMSON...MADISON...LOGAN...CHAPMANVILLE...MAN...DELBARTON...WHARTON...
BALD KNOB...HOLDEN...SOUTH WILLIAMSON...AFLEX...MALLORY...MOUNT
GAY-SHAMROCK...CHIEF LOGAN STATE...RED JACKET...CHATTAROY...HINCH...VAN...
AMHERSTDALE-ROBINETTE AND GILBERT CREEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

PLEASE REPORT HIGH WATER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING
TOLL FREE...800 401 9535...WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.

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

&&

LAT...LON 3756 8208 3755 8213 3765 8218 3763 8221
      3768 8230 3774 8233 3776 8231 3784 8241
      3816 8160 3799 8148 3793 8157 3785 8156
      3779 8151 3776 8157 3779 8161 3776 8175
      3770 8170 3767 8179 3763 8180 3753 8205

$$

CHARNICK



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