769  
WGUS51 KRLX 021858  
FFWRLX  
WVC047-022200-  
/O.NEW.KRLX.FF.W.0050.170802T1858Z-170802T2200Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV  
258 PM EDT WED AUG 2 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
SOUTH CENTRAL MCDOWELL COUNTY IN SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 600 PM EDT  
 
* AT 257 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING  
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE  
ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.  
 
* FLASH FLOODING WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF SOUTH CENTRAL  
MCDOWELL COUNTY.  
 
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO TWO INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
WARNED AREA.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL  
CREEKS AND STREAMS, COUNTRY ROADS, FARMLAND, AND OTHER LOW LYING  
SPOTS.  
 
A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.  
IF YOU ARE IN THE WARNED AREA MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY.  
RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE  
PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.  
 
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 3723 8169 3729 8153 3725 8150 3724 8151  
3723 8151 3722 8154 3721 8156 3720 8167  
 

 
 
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