339  
WGUS51 KRLX 230421  
FFWRLX  
WVC007-013-021-085-087-105-107-230715-  
/O.NEW.KRLX.FF.W.0011.180523T0421Z-180523T0715Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV  
1221 AM EDT WED MAY 23 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
CALHOUN COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL WEST VIRGINIA...  
SOUTHERN RITCHIE COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN WEST VIRGINIA...  
GILMER COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL WEST VIRGINIA...  
NORTHERN BRAXTON COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL WEST VIRGINIA...  
WIRT COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN WEST VIRGINIA...  
NORTHEASTERN ROANE COUNTY IN CENTRAL WEST VIRGINIA...  
SOUTHEASTERN WOOD COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN WEST VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 315 AM EDT  
 
* AT 1220 AM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING  
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO 1.25 INCHES OF RAIN HAS  
ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
GLENVILLE, ELIZABETH, GRANTSVILLE, ARNOLDSBURG, CEDAR CREEK STATE  
PARK, BURNSVILLE, SAND FORK, SHOCK, MILLSTONE, CHERRY, SMITHVILLE,  
ROSEDALE, MOUNT ZION, NEWBERNE, LUCILLE, BIG SPRINGS, BEREA,  
BROHARD, STUMPTOWN AND TANNER.  
 
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 FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU  
CAN DO SO SAFELY.  
 
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 3916 8094 3906 8083 3883 8055 3865 8114  
3917 8158  
 

 
 
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