Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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WGUS51 KRLX 010305

Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Charleston WV
1005 PM EST Sun Feb 28 2021

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
  Lawrence County in northeastern Kentucky...
  Wayne County in western West Virginia...

* Until 100 AM EST.

* At 1005 PM EST, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
  heavy rain falling across the warned area. Between 3 and 4 inches
  of rain have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 0.5 to 1.5
  inches are possible in the warned area in moderate to heavy
  rainfall rates. Rainfall runoff is becoming critical in the warned
  area where some flooding has already been occurring. Flash
  flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly.

  HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by heavy rain.

  SOURCE...Radar and automated gauges.

  IMPACT...Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban
           areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as
           other poor drainage and low-lying areas.

* Some locations that will experience flash flooding include...
  Louisa, Wayne, Blaine, Yatesville Lake State Park, Fort Gay,
  Dunlow, Ulysses, Charley, East Lynn Lake, Kiahsville, Martha,
  Gallup, Glenhayes, Clifford, Genoa, Fallsburg, Crum, East Lynn,
  Wilsondale and Houckville.


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.


LAT...LON 3812 8290 3819 8278 3824 8260 3827 8233
      3822 8229 3814 8230 3803 8221 3788 8242
      3791 8246 3790 8247 3794 8249 3796 8253
      3795 8258 3788 8261 3800 8294 3796 8299
      3799 8302 3804 8300 3805 8295 3812 8289




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