668  
WWUS81 KRLX 222345  
SPSRLX  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV  
745 PM EDT MON JUL 22 2019  
 
WVZ028-030-031-039-040-519-521>523-525-526-230030-  
BARBOUR-SOUTHEAST WEBSTER-NORTHWEST RANDOLPH-HARRISON-NORTHWEST  
POCAHONTAS-NORTHWEST WEBSTER-NORTHWEST  
NICHOLAS-UPSHUR-LEWIS-BRAXTON-SOUTHEAST RANDOLPH-  
745 PM EDT MON JUL 22 2019  
   
..AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT WESTERN RANDOLPH
 
 
WEST CENTRAL POCAHONTAS...NORTH CENTRAL NICHOLAS...EASTERN LEWIS...  
EASTERN BRAXTON...UPSHUR...WEBSTER...SOUTHERN BARBOUR AND  
SOUTHEASTERN HARRISON COUNTIES...  
 
AT 745 PM EDT, STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE CLUSTERED NEAR BUCKHANNON,  
MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
BUCKHANNON, WESTON, PHILIPPI, AUDRA STATE PARK, WEBSTER SPRINGS,  
BELINGTON, ADDISON (WEBSTER SPRINGS), CAMDEN-ON-GAULEY, STONEWALL  
JACKSON, ROCK CAVE, HOLLY RIVER STATE, COWEN, JUNIOR, LOST CREEK,  
JANE LEW, WOMELSDORF (COALTON), ALEXANDER, EDEN, UPPER GLADE AND  
HELVETIA.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...  
INTERSTATE 79 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 96 AND 110.  
ROUTE 33 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 32.  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM, AND MAY CAUSE  
LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED  
ROADWAYS.  
 
A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT. HEAVY DOWNPOURS COULD CAUSE  
RAPID RISES IN WATER. IF RISING WATER IS OBSERVED, MOVE TO HIGHER  
GROUND. DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS COVERED BY WATER.  
 
IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE  
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS  
FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF  
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.  
 
LAT...LON 3835 8018 3838 8078 3917 8040 3915 7983  
3913 7984 3911 7982  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2345Z 272DEG 18KT 3895 8029  
 

 
 
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