894  
WGUS51 KRLX 041501  
FFWRLX  
OHC167-WVC073-085-095-105-107-041800-  
/O.NEW.KRLX.FF.W.0007.210504T1501Z-210504T1800Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV  
1101 AM EDT TUE MAY 4 2021  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
WASHINGTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN OHIO...  
TYLER COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...  
PLEASANTS COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN WEST VIRGINIA...  
CENTRAL RITCHIE COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN WEST VIRGINIA...  
NORTHWESTERN WIRT COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN WEST VIRGINIA...  
WOOD COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN WEST VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 200 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 1101 AM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING  
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. FLASH FLOODING IS ONGOING OR  
EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.  
 
HAZARD...FLASH FLOODING CAUSED BY THUNDERSTORMS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR.  
 
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...  
PARKERSBURG, MARIETTA, BELPRE, HARRISVILLE, ST. MARYS, BEVERLY,  
MIDDLEBOURNE, VIENNA, WILLIAMSTOWN, PADEN CITY, SISTERSVILLE,  
PENNSBORO, BELMONT, BOAZ, NORTH BEND STATE PARK, MINERALWELLS,  
LUBECK, WASHINGTON, NEWPORT AND MATAMORAS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
BE AWARE OF YOUR SURROUNDINGS AND DO NOT DRIVE ON FLOODED ROADS.  
 
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 SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY  
CALLING TOLL FREE, 800 401 9535, WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY. YOU MAY  
ALSO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER BY POSTING YOUR REPORT TO THE CHARLESTON  
WEST VIRGINIA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FACEBOOK PAGE, OR BY USING  
THE TWITTER HASHTAG, NWSRLX.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3957 8165 3959 8162 3958 8147 3965 8147  
3959 8136 3961 8126 3958 8126 3957 8104  
3954 8104 3961 8095 3958 8089 3960 8085  
3955 8082 3955 8078 3945 8067 3934 8085  
3918 8102 3903 8160 3911 8174  
 
FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED  
 

 
 
SL  
 
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