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WGUS41 KRLX 202319  
FLWRLX  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV  
619 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
KYC019-043-127-210230-  
/O.EXT.KRLX.FA.W.0018.000000T0000Z-190221T0230Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
BOYD KY-LAWRENCE KY-CARTER KY-  
619 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA HAS EXTENDED  
THE  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS IN...  
BOYD COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...  
LAWRENCE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...  
SOUTHEASTERN CARTER COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...  
 
* UNTIL 930 PM EST.  
 
* WHILE THE HEAVY RAIN THREAT HAS ENDED, CONTINUED RUNOFF WILL  
RESULT IN LINGERING HIGH WATER NEAR CREEKS AND STREAMS. LOCAL LAW  
ENFORCEMENT REPORT SOME ROADS CLOSURES REMAIN ACROSS THE WARNED  
AREA. IN ADDITION, THE LARGER CREEKS WILL EXPERIENCE STRONG RISES,  
THAT MAY RESULT IN BANKFULL BEING EXCEEDED.  
 
* GRAYSON, BLAINE, CANNONSBURG, CATLETTSBURG, WEBBVILLE, MARTHA,  
RUSH, DURBIN, ULYSSES, CHARLEY, AND HITCHINS.  
 
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.  
 
IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE  
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED  
ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.  
 
PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING  
TOLL FREE, 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.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3846 8261 3826 8257 3824 8261 3819 8260  
3817 8264 3814 8264 3807 8255 3800 8252  
3799 8249 3795 8250 3795 8258 3788 8262  
3800 8294 3798 8298 3811 8289 3815 8291  
3817 8298 3820 8301 3818 8305 3826 8314  
 

 
 
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