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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
616 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

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PRESTON WV-MONONGALIA WV-MARION WV-
616 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  PRESTON COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...
  MONONGALIA COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...
  MARION COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 915 PM EDT

* AT 612 PM EDT...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED FLOODING ON STATE
  ROUTE 7 IN THE EASTERN PORTION OF MONONGALIA COUNTY FROM VERY
  HEAVY RAIN. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF UP TO 1 INCH CAN BE
  EXPECTED IN THE NEXT 1 TO 2 HOURS.

* LOCATIONS THAT WILL BE AFFECTED BY THE HEAVY RAIN INCLUDE
  WESTOVER...STAR CITY...MORGANTOWN...LAUREL RUN...HAZELTON...CLIFTON
  MILLS...CHEAT NECK AND BRUCETON MILLS.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS...UNDERPASSES AND OTHER
LOW-LYING AREAS.

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 3939 7991 3943 7990 3944 7995 3941 8001
      3943 8009 3972 7999 3972 7947 3927 7948

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