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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
916 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

OHC013-067-081-WVC009-029-051-069-201615-
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OHIO WV-MARSHALL WV-HANCOCK WV-BROOKE WV-BELMONT OH-HARRISON OH-
JEFFERSON OH-
916 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  OHIO COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...
  MARSHALL COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...
  HANCOCK COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...
  BROOKE COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...
  BELMONT COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL OHIO...
  HARRISON COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL OHIO...
  JEFFERSON COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL OHIO...

* UNTIL 1215 PM EDT

* AT 912 AM EDT...LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED FLOODING FROM
  VERY HEAVY RAIN.


AT 907 AM EDT...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND LAW ENFORECMENT REPORTED
NUMEROUS ROADS CLOSED IN OHIO COUNTY WEST VIRGINIA AND ACROSS
HARRISON COUNTY IN OHIO.  OVER 4 INCHES OF RAIN WAS REPORTED IN NEW
ATHENS OHIO IN HARRISON COUNTY OHIO AND DILLONVALE ON SHORT CREEK
ALSO REPORTED 4 INCHES. ROUTE 7 AND ROUTE 151 ARE REPORTED FLOODED
IN JEFFERSON COUNTY OHIO.

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED.
ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD. FLOODWATER USUALLY IS DEEPER THAN
IT APPEARS. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL ENOUGH TO
SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD.

PLEASE REPORT HIGH WATER BY CALLING...412-262-1988...POSTING TO THE
NWS PITTSBURGH FACEBOOK PAGE...OR USING TWITTER @NWSPITTSBURGH.

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LAT...LON 4035 8112 4041 8100 4044 8077 4045 8052
      3997 8052 3995 8082 3995 8101 4003 8112
      4015 8122

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