Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
WGUS41 KRLX 190821
FLWRLX
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
River Flood Warning
National Weather Service Charleston WV
321 AM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

...Forecast Flooding Changed from Moderate to Major Severity for the following
rivers Ohio River at Pomeroy...

Affecting the following counties in Ohio...Meigs and in West Virginia...Mason.


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.

&&

OHC105-WVC053-192021-
/O.EXT.KRLX.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-180220T1612Z/
/POMO1.3.ER.000000T0000Z.180219T1200Z.180220T1012Z.NO/
321 AM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

...Forecast flooding increased from Moderate TO Major severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River At Pomeroy.
* until Tuesday morning...or until the warning is cancelled.
* Flood stage is 46.0 feet.
* Forecast...the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 50.9 feet this
  morning.
* At stages near 50.0 feet...Pomeroy businesses along main are street flooded.
  Park and boat ramp in Mason are flooded.
* A crest near  feet compares to a previous crest of 50.4 feet on January 9 2005.


&&

LAT...LON 3914 8191 3886 8200 3897 8216


$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.