Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
433 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  DICKENSON COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...
  BUCHANAN COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 830 PM EDT

* AT 432 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
  HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO
  BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  CLINTWOOD...GRUNDY...HAYSI...JOHN FLANNAGAN LAKE...BREAKS INTERSTATE...
  BIG ROCK...CLINCHCO...MCCLURE...ROSEANN...VANSANT...NORA...HURLEY AND
  STACY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED
ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.

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

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

&&

LAT...LON 3702 8248 3713 8255 3719 8255 3723 8250
      3727 8235 3753 8196 3752 8195 3746 8200
      3738 8193 3735 8192 3731 8186 3729 8185
      3700 8244

$$

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