499  
WGUS41 KRLX 241913  
FLWRLX  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV  
213 PM EST SAT FEB 24 2018  
 
OHC167-WVC013-017-033-073-085-095-105-107-242245-  
/O.EXT.KRLX.FA.W.0043.000000T0000Z-180224T2245Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
WASHINGTON OH-PLEASANTS WV-CALHOUN WV-RITCHIE WV-DODDRIDGE WV-  
WIRT WV-TYLER WV-WOOD WV-HARRISON WV-  
213 PM EST SAT FEB 24 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA HAS EXTENDED  
THE  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR SMALL STREAMS IN...  
CENTRAL WASHINGTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN OHIO...  
PLEASANTS COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN WEST VIRGINIA...  
NORTH CENTRAL CALHOUN COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL WEST VIRGINIA...  
RITCHIE COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN WEST VIRGINIA...  
DODDRIDGE COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...  
NORTHEASTERN WIRT COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN WEST VIRGINIA...  
TYLER COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...  
NORTHEASTERN WOOD COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN WEST VIRGINIA...  
NORTHWESTERN HARRISON COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 545 PM EST  
 
* AT 209 PM EST, DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED  
THAT HEAVY RAIN WAS FALLING OVER THE AREA. THE HEAVY RAIN WILL  
CAUSE FLOODING.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
MARIETTA, HARRISVILLE, ST. MARYS, MIDDLEBOURNE, WILLIAMSTOWN, PADEN  
CITY, SISTERSVILLE, PENNSBORO, BELMONT, WEST UNION, NORTH BEND  
STATE PARK, BOAZ, NEWPORT, MATAMORAS, LOWELL, ELLENBORO, CAIRO,  
PULLMAN, FRIENDLY AND FLY.  
 
* MOST OF THE HEAVY RAIN SHOWERS HAVE MOVED OUT OF THE WARNED AREA.  
HOWEVER, RUNOFF WILL CONTINUE TO FLOW INTO STREAMS, CREEKS AND  
RIVERS. THIS WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE FLOODING.  
 
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL  
CREEKS AND STREAMS, COUNTRY ROADS, FARMLAND, AND OTHER LOW LYING  
SPOTS.  
 
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.  
 
PLEASE REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY  
CALLING TOLL FREE, 800 401 9535, WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.  
 
YOU MAY ALSO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER BY POSTING YOUR REPORT TO THE  
CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FACEBOOK PAGE, OR  
BY USING THE TWITTER HASHTAG, NWSRLX.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3961 8127 3958 8125 3957 8104 3954 8104  
3961 8095 3960 8085 3947 8071 3943 8054  
3947 8049 3944 8035 3932 8058 3928 8060  
3920 8053 3909 8070 3911 8081 3901 8100  
3903 8111 3899 8119 3950 8163 3963 8142  
 

 
 
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