901  
WGUS61 KRLX 202006 AAA  
FFARLX  
 
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WATCH...UPDATED  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV  
306 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
WVZ034-515>526-210415-  
/O.EXT.KRLX.FA.A.0005.190220T2006Z-190221T1200Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
WYOMING-NORTHWEST RALEIGH-SOUTHEAST RALEIGH-NORTHWEST FAYETTE-  
SOUTHEAST FAYETTE-NORTHWEST NICHOLAS-SOUTHEAST NICHOLAS-  
NORTHWEST WEBSTER-SOUTHEAST WEBSTER-NORTHWEST POCAHONTAS-  
SOUTHEAST POCAHONTAS-NORTHWEST RANDOLPH-SOUTHEAST RANDOLPH-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MULLENS, OCEANA, PINEVILLE, BRADLEY,  
PROSPERITY, SOPHIA, BECKLEY, OAK HILL, FAYETTEVILLE, MONTGOMERY,  
MEADOW BRIDGE, SUMMERSVILLE, CRAIGSVILLE, BIRCH RIVER, RICHWOOD,  
HOLLY RIVER STATE, WEBSTER SPRINGS, COWEN, SNOWSHOE, MARLINTON,  
ELKINS, AND HARMAN  
306 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
..FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING
 
 
THE FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR  
 
* PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA, SOUTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA,  
AND SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS, IN  
NORTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA, NORTHWEST POCAHONTAS, NORTHWEST  
RANDOLPH, NORTHWEST WEBSTER, SOUTHEAST POCAHONTAS, SOUTHEAST  
RANDOLPH, AND SOUTHEAST WEBSTER. IN SOUTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA,  
NORTHWEST FAYETTE, NORTHWEST NICHOLAS, NORTHWEST RALEIGH,  
SOUTHEAST FAYETTE, SOUTHEAST NICHOLAS, AND SOUTHEAST RALEIGH.  
IN SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA, WYOMING.  
 
* THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING  
 
* MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA LATE THIS  
AFTERNOON AND LASTING THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. RAINFALL  
AMOUNTS AS HIGH AS 1 TO 2 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE. THE RAIN,  
COMBINED WITH A MELTING SNOWPACK, WILL LIKELY LEAD TO FLOODING  
OF CREEKS, STREAMS AND RIVERS, SOME OF WHICH ARE ALREADY RUNNING  
HIGH.  
 
* FLOODING OF ROADS ALONG STREAMS, CREEKS AND RIVERS, AS WELL AS  
OTHER LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS, IS POSSIBLE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON  
CURRENT FORECASTS.  
 
YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE  
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE  
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.  
 

 
 

 
 
KYZ101>103-105-OHZ066-067-075-076-083>087-VAZ003-004-WVZ005>011-  
013>020-024>033-039-040-210415-  
/O.CON.KRLX.FA.A.0005.000000T0000Z-190221T1200Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
GREENUP-CARTER-BOYD-LAWRENCE KY-PERRY-MORGAN-ATHENS-WASHINGTON-  
JACKSON OH-VINTON-MEIGS-GALLIA-LAWRENCE OH-DICKENSON-BUCHANAN-  
WAYNE-CABELL-MASON-JACKSON WV-WOOD-PLEASANTS-TYLER-LINCOLN-PUTNAM-  
KANAWHA-ROANE-WIRT-CALHOUN-RITCHIE-DODDRIDGE-MINGO-LOGAN-BOONE-  
CLAY-BRAXTON-GILMER-LEWIS-HARRISON-TAYLOR-MCDOWELL-UPSHUR-BARBOUR-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF FLATWOODS, GREENUP, GRAYSON, OLIVE HILL,  
ASHLAND, LOUISA, NEW LEXINGTON, CROOKSVILLE, SOMERSET,  
MCCONNELSVILLE, STOCKPORT, ATHENS, MARIETTA, BELPRE, JACKSON,  
WELLSTON, OAK HILL, MCARTHUR, HAMDEN, POMEROY, GALLIPOLIS,  
IRONTON, SOUTH POINT, CLINTWOOD, GRUNDY, VANSANT, KENOVA, CEREDO,  
WAYNE, HUNTINGTON, POINT PLEASANT, NEW HAVEN, RAVENSWOOD, RIPLEY,  
PARKERSBURG, VIENNA, ST. MARYS, BELMONT, PADEN CITY,  
SISTERSVILLE, MIDDLEBOURNE, HARTS, ALUM CREEK, HAMLIN,  
TEAYS VALLEY, HURRICANE, CHARLESTON, SOUTH CHARLESTON,  
SAINT ALBANS, SPENCER, ELIZABETH, GRANTSVILLE, HARRISVILLE,  
PENNSBORO, WEST UNION, WILLIAMSON, LOGAN, CHAPMANVILLE, MAN,  
MADISON, CLAY, SUTTON, GASSAWAY, BURNSVILLE, GLENVILLE, WESTON,  
CLARKSBURG, BRIDGEPORT, GRAFTON, WELCH, GARY, WAR, BUCKHANNON,  
PHILIPPI, AND BELINGTON  
306 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
..FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING
 
 
THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR  
 
* PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST KENTUCKY, SOUTHEAST OHIO, SOUTHWEST  
VIRGINIA, AND WEST VIRGINIA, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS, IN  
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY, BOYD, CARTER, GREENUP, AND LAWRENCE KY. IN  
SOUTHEAST OHIO, ATHENS, GALLIA, JACKSON OH, LAWRENCE OH,  
MEIGS, MORGAN, PERRY, VINTON, AND WASHINGTON. IN SOUTHWEST  
VIRGINIA, BUCHANAN AND DICKENSON. IN WEST VIRGINIA, BARBOUR,  
BOONE, BRAXTON, CABELL, CALHOUN, CLAY, DODDRIDGE, GILMER,  
HARRISON, JACKSON WV, KANAWHA, LEWIS, LINCOLN, LOGAN, MASON,  
MCDOWELL, MINGO, PLEASANTS, PUTNAM, RITCHIE, ROANE, TAYLOR,  
TYLER, UPSHUR, WAYNE, WIRT, AND WOOD.  
 
* THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING  
 
* MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN WILL CONTINUE OVER THE AREA LASTING  
THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. RAINFALL TOTALS AS HIGH AS 1 TO  
2 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE. THE RAIN, COMBINED WITH A SATURATED  
GROUND, WILL LIKELY LEAD TO FLOODING OF CREEKS, STREAMS AND  
RIVERS WHICH ARE ALREADY RUNNING HIGH.  
 
* FLOODING OF ROADS ALONG STREAMS, CREEKS AND RIVERS, AS WELL AS  
OTHER LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS, IS POSSIBLE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON  
CURRENT FORECASTS.  
 
YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE  
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE  
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.  
 

 
 

 
 
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