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Flood Warning
National Weather Service Charleston WV
1015 PM EDT THU JUN 21 2018

Kanawha WV-Jackson WV-
1015 PM EDT THU JUN 21 2018

The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has issued a

* Flood Warning for Small Streams in...
  Northern Kanawha County in central West Virginia...
  Southeastern Jackson County in northwestern West Virginia...

* Until 115 AM EDT.

* At 1010 PM EDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
  that At 810 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated up to three inches of
  rain have fallen earlier Thursday. Emergency management reported
  that flood waters across numerous roads across northern Kanawha
  County, especially Sissonville were receding. However, the
  Pocatalico River had risen to 25.7 feet. As a result, Haines
  Branch road flooded at the I 77 underpass in Sissonville, and
  other roads and low lying property near the River may be flooded.

* The Pocatalico River will crest overnight, and flood waters will
  begin receding.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Sissonville, Clendenin and Cross Lanes, as some small creeks
  continue to rise.


Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Please report flooding to the National Weather Service by calling
toll free, 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.


LAT...LON 3847 8172 3850 8173 3852 8175 3858 8175
      3862 8170 3864 8170 3861 8152 3858 8151
      3855 8147 3854 8135 3852 8128 3848 8135
      3843 8162 3845 8176



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