207  
WGUS41 KRLX 090349  
FLWRLX  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV  
1049 PM EST WED NOV 8 2017  
 
OHC163-091000-  
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VINTON OH-  
1049 PM EST WED NOV 8 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA HAS EXTENDED  
THE  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR SMALL STREAMS IN...  
SOUTHEASTERN VINTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN OHIO...  
 
* UNTIL 500 AM EST THURSDAY  
 
* AT 1045 PM EST, RACCOON CREEK AT BOLINS MILLS WAS NEAR 14.5 FEET  
AND FALLING SLOWLY, BUT STEADILY, AFTER CRESTING NEAR FIFTEEN FEET  
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. RACCOON CREEK SHOULD FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE  
BY DAYBREAK THURSDAY.  
 
* FLOODING WILL REMAIN ON GOING DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS FOR  
RACCOON CREEK AND ITS TRIBUTARIES. LOW SPOTS ALONG ROUTE 50 AND  
OTHER LOW AREAS ALONG RACCOON CREEK ARE FLOODED. AS OF 1045 PM,  
STATE ROUTE 356 WAS STILL CLOSED IN BOTH DIRECTIONS DUE TO  
FLOODING. ALSO. STATE ROUTE 278 BETWEEN HOPE AND PRATTSVILLE, AND  
STATE ROUTE 328 BETWEEN HOPE AND CREOLA, OR BETWEEN STATE ROUTES  
93 AND 56, WERE RESTRICTED IN BOTH DIRECTIONS DUE TO HIGH WATER.  
 
* SOME OTHER LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
ZALESKI, WILKESVILLE AND RADCLIFFE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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 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 3928 8226 3921 8228 3921 8231 3908 8232  
3904 8233 3904 8242 3929 8243  
 

 
 
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