172  
WGUS51 KRLX 162112  
FFWRLX  
WVC019-170000-  
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV  
512 PM EDT TUE AUG 16 2022  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
CENTRAL FAYETTE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 800 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 512 PM EDT, LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED HEAVY RAIN ACROSS  
THE WARNED AREA CAUSING FLOODING OF ROADS IN FAYETTEVILLE. BETWEEN  
1 AND 1.5 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS ALREADY  
OCCURRING.  
 
HAZARD...FLASH FLOODING CAUSED BY HEAVY RAIN.  
 
SOURCE...LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED.  
 
IMPACT...FLASH FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS, URBAN  
AREAS, HIGHWAYS, STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS  
OTHER POOR DRAINAGE AND LOW-LYING AREAS.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE...  
FAYETTEVILLE.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...  
ROUTE 19 NEAR BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 16 AND 21.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
REPORT FLOODING TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING TOLL  
FREE, 800 401 9535, WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3812 8112 3810 8107 3802 8106 3802 8113  
3802 8123 3805 8124 3809 8118 3811 8116  
 
FLASH FLOOD...OBSERVED  
 

 
 
FMK  
 
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