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RIVER FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON  WV
214 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers...Ohio River.
  At Point Pleasant...
  At Huntington...
  At Ashland...
  At Greenup Lock...

Affecting the following counties in Kentucky...Boyd...Greenup and in Ohio...
Gallia...Lawrence...Scioto and in West Virginia...Cabell...Mason...Wayne.

The flow is now in the Ohio River.  A broad crest on the Ohio river extends
from Pomeroy to Point Pleasant on the Ohio River. The Lower end of the Ohio
river will see slow rises during this afternoon before the crest reaches Greenup
Lock after Midnight tonight.

Backwater flooding will continue all along the Ohio River until the river
recedes.


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 statement will be issued around 6pm or sooner if conditions change.


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KYC019-089-OHC087-070113-
/O.EXT.KRLX.FL.W.0012.000000T0000Z-150308T0700Z/
/ASHK2.1.ER.150306T0630Z.150307T0600Z.150308T0100Z.NO/
214 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...Flood Warning continues for the Ohio River At Ashland.
* AT 12:26 PM Friday the stage was 54.1 feet.
* Minor Flooding is occurring and Minor Flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 52.0 feet.
* Forecast...The River will continue rising to near 54.8 feet by after midnight.
  The river will fall below flood stage Saturday evening.
* At stages near 55.5 feet...Route 3 is flooded at Catlettsburg.
* A crest near 54.5 feet compares to a previous crest of 56.2 feet on March 13
  2011.

&&

LAT...LON 3843 8265 3857 8287 3860 8274 3846 8248


$$

RIVER FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON  WV
214 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers...Ohio River.
  At Point Pleasant...
  At Huntington...
  At Ashland...
  At Greenup Lock...

Affecting the following counties in Kentucky...Boyd...Greenup and in Ohio...
Gallia...Lawrence...Scioto and in West Virginia...Cabell...Mason...Wayne.

The flow is now in the Ohio River.  A broad crest on the Ohio river extends
from Pomeroy to Point Pleasant on the Ohio River. The Lower end of the Ohio
river will see slow rises during this afternoon before the crest reaches Greenup
Lock after Midnight tonight.

Backwater flooding will continue all along the Ohio River until the river
recedes.


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 statement will be issued around 6pm or sooner if conditions change.


&&

KYC089-OHC145-070113-
/O.EXT.KRLX.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-150308T1245Z/
/GNUK2.1.ER.150306T2059Z.150307T1200Z.150308T0645Z.NO/
214 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...Flood Warning continues for the Ohio River At Greenup Lock.
* AT 1:30 PM Friday the stage was 53.4 feet.
* Minor Flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 54.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by late this afternoon and continue to rise
  to near 55.9 feet by Saturday morning. The river will fall below flood stage
  by early Sunday morning.
* At stages near 56.0 feet...Several low lying areas flooded and backwater
  affects on both sides of the river.
* A crest near 55.9 feet compares to a previous crest of 56.8 feet on March 13
  2011.

&&

LAT...LON 3860 8274 3857 8287 3872 8293 3874 8283


$$

RIVER FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON  WV
214 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers...Ohio River.
  At Point Pleasant...
  At Huntington...
  At Ashland...
  At Greenup Lock...

Affecting the following counties in Kentucky...Boyd...Greenup and in Ohio...
Gallia...Lawrence...Scioto and in West Virginia...Cabell...Mason...Wayne.

The flow is now in the Ohio River.  A broad crest on the Ohio river extends
from Pomeroy to Point Pleasant on the Ohio River. The Lower end of the Ohio
river will see slow rises during this afternoon before the crest reaches Greenup
Lock after Midnight tonight.

Backwater flooding will continue all along the Ohio River until the river
recedes.


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 statement will be issued around 6pm or sooner if conditions change.


&&

OHC053-WVC053-070114-
/O.EXT.KRLX.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-150307T2036Z/
/POPW2.2.ER.150305T1415Z.150306T1700Z.150307T1436Z.NO/
214 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...Flood Warning continues for the Ohio River At Point Pleasant.
* AT  2:00 PM Friday the stage was 44.5 feet.
* Moderate Flooding is occurring and Moderate Flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 40.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will be in crest this afternoon before falling
  below flood stage by late morning Saturday.
* At stages near 44.5 feet...Ohio route 7 at Kyger Creek is flooded.
* A crest near 44.5 feet compares to a previous crest of 46.2 feet on
  March 12 2011.


&&

LAT...LON 3897 8216 3886 8200 3870 8211 3872 8226


$$

RIVER FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON  WV
214 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers...Ohio River.
  At Point Pleasant...
  At Huntington...
  At Ashland...
  At Greenup Lock...

Affecting the following counties in Kentucky...Boyd...Greenup and in Ohio...
Gallia...Lawrence...Scioto and in West Virginia...Cabell...Mason...Wayne.

The flow is now in the Ohio River.  A broad crest on the Ohio river extends
from Pomeroy to Point Pleasant on the Ohio River. The Lower end of the Ohio
river will see slow rises during this afternoon before the crest reaches Greenup
Lock after Midnight tonight.

Backwater flooding will continue all along the Ohio River until the river
recedes.


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 statement will be issued around 6pm or sooner if conditions change.


&&

KYC019-OHC087-WVC011-099-070114-
/O.EXT.KRLX.FL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-150307T1406Z/
/HNTW2.1.ER.150306T1222Z.150306T1800Z.150307T0806Z.NO/
214 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Ohio River At Huntington.
* AT  2:00 PM Friday the stage was 50.8 feet.
* Minor Flooding is occurring and Minor Flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 50.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue a slow rise this afternoon. Then fall to
  below flood stage by early Saturday.
* At stages near 51.0 feet...West Virginia Route 60 east, Main Street, above Pats
  Branch is flooded.
* A crest near 50.8 feet compares to a previous crest of 52.2 feet on
  March 13 2011.


&&

LAT...LON 3848 8235 3846 8221 3834 8254 3843 8265


$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
1153 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers...

  Ohio River at Portsmouth
  Ohio River at Maysville

KYC089-135-OHC001-145-070053-
/O.EXT.KILN.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150308T1700Z/
/PORO1.1.ER.150306T1508Z.150307T1200Z.150308T1100Z.NO/
1153 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...Flooding now expected to continue until Sunday afternoon...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Ohio River at Portsmouth
* until Sunday afternoon.
* At 11 AM the stage was 50.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 50 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 52.3 feet by tomorrow morning.
  The river will fall below flood stage Sunday morning.
* At stages near 53.0 feet, Water enters lower levels of homes in South
  Portsmouth.  Backwater flooding from the Ohio River worsens onto area
  creeks, especially along the Ohio side of the river through Scioto and
  Adams Counties.  Flooding continues through stretches of Route 52.
  Much of Portsmouth itself is protected by flood walls.


&&

LAT...LON 3878 8285 3868 8284 3858 8318 3861 8362
      3871 8368 3873 8330

$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
1153 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers...

  Ohio River at Portsmouth
  Ohio River at Maysville

KYC023-135-161-OHC001-015-070053-
/O.EXT.KILN.FL.W.0004.150307T0815Z-150309T0320Z/
/MYVK2.1.ER.150307T0815Z.150308T0000Z.150308T2120Z.NO/
1153 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...Flooding now expected to continue until Sunday evening...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Ohio River at Maysville
* from late tonight to Sunday evening.
* At 11 AM the stage was 48.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 50 feet.
* The river will rise above flood stage early tomorrow morning and
  continue to rise to near 51.3 feet by tomorrow evening.the river will
  fall below flood stage Sunday afternoon.
* At stages near 51.0 feet, Water enters Huntington Park Power Plant and
  backwater and lowland flooding begins along creeks near Maysville.
  Backwater flooding also begins in Brown County, especially along Eagle
  and Straight Creeks.  The City of Maysville itself is protected by
  flood walls to a stage just above 79 feet.


&&

LAT...LON 3861 8362 3871 8368 3871 8374 3880 8389
      3874 8392 3862 8377

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
916 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

INZ074-075-080-KYZ089>100-OHZ077>079-081-088-071430-
DEARBORN-OHIO-SWITZERLAND-CARROLL-GALLATIN-BOONE-KENTON-CAMPBELL-
OWEN-GRANT-PENDLETON-BRACKEN-ROBERTSON-MASON-LEWIS-HAMILTON-CLERMONT-
BROWN-ADAMS-SCIOTO-
916 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEAST INDIANA...NORTHEAST
KENTUCKY...NORTHERN KENTUCKY...SOUTH CENTRAL OHIO AND SOUTHWEST
OHIO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

FLOODING WILL REMAIN A POSSIBILITY ON RIVERS AND STREAMS
IN KENTUCKY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

FLOODING WILL REMAIN A POSSIBILITY ON THE OHIO RIVER...AND ON
OTHER RIVERS AND STREAMS IN KENTUCKY. FOR THE LATEST SPECIFIC
INFORMATION...PLEASE VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WEBSITE AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/ILN...AND CLICK ON THE LINK FOR RIVERS AND LAKES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
411 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

KYZ103-105-OHZ086-087-WVZ005>007-024-040-070915-
BOYD-LAWRENCE KY-GALLIA-LAWRENCE OH-WAYNE-CABELL-MASON-MINGO-BARBOUR-
411 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

EXPECT RIVER FLOODING FROM RUNOFF AFTER THE RECENT RAINS AND SNOW
MELT...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE OHIO RIVER...TUG FORK...AND TYGART
VALLEY RIVER. MOST SMALLER STREAMS AND CREEKS...AWAY FROM MAINSTEM
RIVERS WILL CONTINUE TO RECEDE TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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