718  
WGUS81 KRLX 191518  
FLSRLX  
RIVER FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV  
1118 AM EDT THU APR 19 2018  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS...OHIO RIVER.  
AT POINT PLEASANT...  
 
AFFECTING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN OHIO...GALLIA AND IN WEST VIRGINIA...MASON.  
 
THE RIVER HAS GONE BELOW FLOOD STAGE AND WILL CONTINUE TO FALL THROUGHOUT  
THE REST OF TODAY. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE AS THE RIVER RECEDES. PLEASE  
CONTINUE TO HEED ANY HIGH WATER SIGNS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND AND DON'T DROWN. DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE  
WATER IS FLOWING OVER THE ROADWAY. MOST DEATHS OCCUR WHEN MOTORISTS  
TRY CROSSING FLOODED ROADS.  
 
PLEASE REPORT HIGH WATER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY  
CALLING TOLL FREE...1-800-401-9535...WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.  
 
YOU MAY ALSO REPORT FLOODING BY POSTING YOUR REPORT TO THE  
CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FACEBOOK  
PAGE...OR BY USING THE TWITTER HASHTAG...NWSRLX.  
 
THIS WILL BE THE LAST STATEMENT FOR THE OHIO RIVER AT POINT PLEASANT.  
 

 
 
OHC053-WVC053-191548-  
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/POPW2.1.ER.180417T2115Z.180419T1115Z.180419T1442Z.NO/  
1118 AM EDT THU APR 19 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR  
THE OHIO RIVER AT POINT PLEASANT.  
* AT 11:00 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 39.9 FEET.  
* FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 10:42 AM THURSDAY.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 40.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO 35.5 FEET BY FRIDAY MORNING.  
* CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE, ALONG THE OHIO RIVER, AS THE RIVER RECEDES.  
LEASE CONTINUE TO HEED ANY HIGH WATER SIGNS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3897 8216 3886 8200 3870 8211 3872 8226  
 

 
 
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