501  
WGUS41 KRLX 141711  
FLWRLX  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV  
1211 PM EST FRI FEB 14 2020  
 
...FORECAST FLOODING CHANGED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY AND  
INCREASED IN DURATION FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN OHIO...WEST  
VIRGINIA...  
 
OHIO RIVER AT POINT PLEASANT AFFECTING GALLIA AND MASON COUNTIES.  
 
FOR THE OHIO RIVER...MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOTORISTS SHOULD NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE AROUND BARRICADES OR DRIVE  
CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS.  
 
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.  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/RLX.  
 
THE NEXT STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED LATE TONIGHT AT 1215 AM EST.  
 

 
 
OHC053-WVC053-150515-  
/O.EXT.KRLX.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-200216T1251Z/  
/POPW2.2.ER.200212T2230Z.200215T0000Z.200216T0651Z.NO/  
1211 PM EST FRI FEB 14 2020  
 
...FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY AND  
INCREASED IN DURATION UNTIL SUNDAY MORNING...  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE OHIO RIVER AT POINT PLEASANT.  
* UNTIL SUNDAY MORNING.  
* AT 11:00 AM EST FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 43.7 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 40.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* RECENT ACTIVITY...THE MAXIMUM RIVER STAGE IN THE 24 HOURS ENDING  
AT 11:00 AM EST FRIDAY WAS 43.7 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE TO A CREST OF 44.0 FEET  
THIS EVENING. IT WILL THEN FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY SUNDAY  
MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 44.0 FEET, HOMES AT THE END OF 2ND STREET OUTSIDE THE  
FLOOD WALL IN POINT PLEASANT ARE FLOODED. LITTLE KYGER GRAVEL HILL  
ROAD AT KYGER CREEK IS FLOODED.  
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 43.9  
FEET ON 12/25/1921.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3897 8216 3886 8200 3870 8211 3872 8226  
 

 
 
JS  
 
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