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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
314 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

KYZ101>103-OHZ075-076-085>087-WVZ009>011-060815-
GREENUP-CARTER-BOYD-ATHENS-WASHINGTON-MEIGS-GALLIA-LAWRENCE OH-WOOD-
PLEASANTS-TYLER-
314 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST
KENTUCKY...SOUTHEAST OHIO AND NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   FLOOD WATCH.
   WINTER STORM WARNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

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Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
529 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

KYZ101>103-105-OHZ075-076-085>087-VAZ003-004-WVZ005>011-013>020-
024>040-046-047-051200-
/O.CON.KRLX.FA.A.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T1200Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GREENUP-CARTER-BOYD-LAWRENCE KY-ATHENS-WASHINGTON-MEIGS-GALLIA-
LAWRENCE OH-DICKENSON-BUCHANAN-WAYNE-CABELL-MASON-JACKSON WV-WOOD-
PLEASANTS-TYLER-LINCOLN-PUTNAM-KANAWHA-ROANE-WIRT-CALHOUN-RITCHIE-
DODDRIDGE-MINGO-LOGAN-BOONE-CLAY-BRAXTON-GILMER-LEWIS-HARRISON-
TAYLOR-MCDOWELL-WYOMING-RALEIGH-FAYETTE-NICHOLAS-WEBSTER-UPSHUR-
BARBOUR-POCAHONTAS-RANDOLPH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLATWOODS...GREENUP...GRAYSON...
OLIVE HILL...ASHLAND...LOUISA...ATHENS...MARIETTA...BELPRE...
POMEROY...GALLIPOLIS...IRONTON...SOUTH POINT...CLINTWOOD...
GRUNDY...VANSANT...KENOVA...CEREDO...WAYNE...HUNTINGTON...
POINT PLEASANT...NEW HAVEN...RAVENSWOOD...RIPLEY...PARKERSBURG...
VIENNA...ST. MARYS...BELMONT...PADEN CITY...SISTERSVILLE...
MIDDLEBOURNE...HARTS...ALUM CREEK...HAMLIN...TEAYS VALLEY...
HURRICANE...CHARLESTON...SOUTH CHARLESTON...SAINT ALBANS...
SPENCER...ELIZABETH...GRANTSVILLE...HARRISVILLE...PENNSBORO...
WEST UNION...WILLIAMSON...LOGAN...CHAPMANVILLE...MAN...MADISON...
CLAY...SUTTON...GASSAWAY...BURNSVILLE...GLENVILLE...WESTON...
CLARKSBURG...BRIDGEPORT...GRAFTON...WELCH...GARY...WAR...
MULLENS...OCEANA...PINEVILLE...BECKLEY...OAK HILL...
FAYETTEVILLE...SUMMERSVILLE...RICHWOOD...CRAIGSVILLE...
WEBSTER SPRINGS...BUCKHANNON...PHILIPPI...BELINGTON...MARLINTON...
ELKINS
529 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...SOUTHEAST OHIO...SOUTHWEST
  VIRGINIA AND WEST VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  IN NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...BOYD...CARTER...GREENUP AND LAWRENCE
  KY. IN SOUTHEAST OHIO...ATHENS...GALLIA...LAWRENCE OH...MEIGS
  AND WASHINGTON. IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...BUCHANAN AND
  DICKENSON. IN WEST VIRGINIA...BARBOUR...BOONE...BRAXTON...
  CABELL...CALHOUN...CLAY...DODDRIDGE...FAYETTE...GILMER...
  HARRISON...JACKSON WV...KANAWHA...LEWIS...LINCOLN...LOGAN...
  MASON...MCDOWELL...MINGO...NICHOLAS...PLEASANTS...POCAHONTAS...
   PUTNAM...RALEIGH...RANDOLPH...RITCHIE...ROANE...TAYLOR...
  TYLER...UPSHUR...WAYNE...WEBSTER...WIRT...WOOD AND WYOMING.

* UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING

* THE WIDESPREAD RAIN THAT CAUSED WATER PROBLEMS ON WEDNESDAY AND
  WEDNESDAY NIGHT HAD TRANSITIONED TO SLEET AND WET SNOW.
  HOWEVER...RUNOFF WAS ACTING TO CONTINUE THE WATER PROBLEMS THIS
  MORNING. MANY COUNTY FLOOD WARNINGS WERE STILL ACTIVE...FOR
  STREAM AND CREEK FLOODING.

* MINOR TO MODERATE FLOODING WILL ALSO BE LIKELY THROUGH TODAY
  ALONG A FEW OF THE LARGER RIVERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE FLOOD WATCH MEANS THE POTENTIAL FOR ADDITIONAL FLOODING
CONTINUES.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

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Flood Warning

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
354 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

OHC009-105-115-167-WVC073-095-105-107-051400-
/O.EXT.KRLX.FA.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150305T1400Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
PLEASANTS WV-WIRT WV-WOOD WV-TYLER WV-ATHENS OH-MEIGS OH-MORGAN OH-
WASHINGTON OH-
354 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  PLEASANTS COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF ST. MARYS...
  TYLER COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
  NORTHWESTERN WIRT COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
  WOOD COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF PARKERSBURG...
  SOUTHEASTERN ATHENS COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OHIO...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF COOLVILLE...
  NORTHEASTERN MEIGS COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OHIO...
  SOUTHEASTERN MORGAN COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OHIO...
  WASHINGTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OHIO...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...MARIETTA...BEVERLY...BELPRE...

* UNTIL 900 AM EST

* AT 355 AM EST RUNOFF AND SNOWMELT CONTINUE TO CAUSE FLOODING ON
SOME RIVERS...CREEKS...AND STREAMS. ADDITIONALLY...COUNTRY ROADS AND
FARMLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF RIVERS...CREEKS...STREAMS AND OTHER LOW
LYING AREAS ARE SUBJECT TO FLOODING.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE UP TO
HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO
FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

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

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

&&

LAT...LON 3964 8144 3964 8141 3961 8139 3958 8125
      3958 8104 3955 8103 3958 8098 3927 8124
      3926 8127 3921 8129 3900 8147 3920 8207
      3961 8170 3959 8149 3965 8145

$$

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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
155 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

OHZ066-067-075-076-083-084-051500-
/O.CON.KRLX.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150305T1800Z/
PERRY-MORGAN-ATHENS-WASHINGTON-JACKSON OH-VINTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEW LEXINGTON...CROOKSVILLE...
SOMERSET...MCCONNELSVILLE...MALTA...STOCKPORT...ATHENS...
MARIETTA...BELPRE...JACKSON...WELLSTON...OAK HILL...MCARTHUR...
HAMDEN
155 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATIONS...PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST OHIO.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 10 INCHES...WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS
  CLOSER TO THE OHIO RIVER.

* TIMING...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT INTO
  THURSDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS AND SIDEWALKS COULD BECOME SNOW AND
  ICE COVERED. REDUCED VISIBILITIES...BELOW ONE MILE AT TIMES...
  CAN BE EXPECTED.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 20S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...
AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

PLEASE REPORT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
BY CALLING TOLL FREE...800-401-9535...WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.
THIS PHONE NUMBER IS TO BE USED FOR REPORTING PURPOSES ONLY.

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

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE SOURCE OF
WEATHER INFORMATION FOR THE LATEST UPDATES.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/RLX.

&&

$$



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