Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
509 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

WVZ032-040-231000-
BARBOUR WV-TAYLOR WV-
509 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR TAYLOR AND NORTHEASTERN BARBOUR
COUNTIES UNTIL 600 AM EDT...

AT 503 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN AREA OF HEAVY RAINFALL
WAS LOCATED NEAR TYGART LAKE STATE PARK...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 5 MPH.
RAINFALL RATES OF UP TO AN INCH IN ONE HOUR ARE EXPECTED.

THIS HEAVY RAIN...COMBINED WITH ALREADY WET SOIL WILL CAUSE WATER TO
QUICKLY FILL ROADSIDE DITCHES AND SMALL STREAMS AND PRODUCE PONDING
ON ROADWAYS.

THIS RAINFALL WILL BE NEAR MOATSVILLE AROUND 535 AM AND NESTORVILLE
AROUND 600 AM.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER ON COUNTRY ROADS AND
FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS. DO NOT DRIVE INTO
FLOODED ROADWAYS.

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

LAT...LON 3914 7983 3911 7982 3907 7991 3932 8019
      3939 8009 3940 8004 3946 7994 3944 7989
      3931 7989 3929 7986 3925 7984 3923 7980

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