162  
NOUS41 KRLX 081203  
PNSRLX  
KYZ101>103-105-OHZ066-067-075-076-083>087-VAZ003-004-WVZ005>011-  
013>020-024>034-039-040-515>526-100015-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV  
803 AM EDT TUE AUG 8 2017  
 
...A VERY WET JULY ACROSS SOUTHEAST OHIO AND NORTHERN WEST  
VIRGINIA...  
 
THE MONTH OF JULY COULD BEST BE CHARACTERIZED AS WARM AND  
UNSETTLED. WATER TABLES RAN HIGH FOR MUCH OF THE MONTH ACROSS  
SOUTHEAST OHIO AND NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA, WHERE MONTHLY RAINFALL  
TOTALS GENERALLY RANGED FROM 8 TO 10 INCHES. CLARKSBURG  
EXPERIENCED ITS 2ND WETTEST MONTH ON RECORD, WHILE PARKERSBURG  
EXPERIENCED ITS 4TH WETTEST. INTERESTINGLY ENOUGH, NO MAJOR RIVER  
FLOODING WAS OBSERVED AND ONLY ISOLATED INSTANCES OF FLASH  
FLOODING. LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA, HOWEVER,  
EXPERIENCED A MONTH IN STARK CONTRAST TO THEIR NEIGHBORS TO THE  
NORTH. A DEFICIT OF 1 TO 2 INCHES FOR MONTHLY RAINFALL WAS  
OBSERVED FOR MANY IN THOSE AREAS.  
 
DESPITE THE WET GROUNDS ACROSS SOUTHEAST OHIO AND NORTHERN WEST  
VIRGINIA, TEMPERATURES STILL MANAGED TO AVERAGE SLIGHTLY ABOVE  
NORMAL, JOINING THE REMAINDER OF THE REGION WITH YET ANOTHER MONTH  
OF ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES.  
 
BELOW IS A SUMMARY OF TOP 10 MONTHLY RAINFALL ACROSS THE AREA.  
 
CLARKSBURG: 10.34 INCHES (2ND WETTEST ON RECORD). THIS WAS 4.69  
INCHES ABOVE AVERAGE.  
 
PARKERSBURG: 8.82 INCHES (4TH WETTEST ON RECORD). THIS WAS 4.61  
INCHES ABOVE AVERAGE.  
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION, INCLUDING GRAPHICS, VISIT:  
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/RLX  
 

 
 
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