151  
WGUS41 KRLX 211551  
FLWRLX  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV  
1051 AM EST THU FEB 21 2019  
 
OHC167-WVC017-021-033-041-073-085-091-095-107-211945-  
/O.EXT.KRLX.FA.W.0017.000000T0000Z-190221T1945Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
WASHINGTON OH-PLEASANTS WV-RITCHIE WV-DODDRIDGE WV-TAYLOR WV-  
GILMER WV-LEWIS WV-TYLER WV-WOOD WV-HARRISON WV-  
1051 AM EST THU FEB 21 2019  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA HAS EXTENDED  
THE  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS IN...  
CENTRAL WASHINGTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN OHIO...  
PLEASANTS COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN WEST VIRGINIA...  
NORTHERN RITCHIE COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN WEST VIRGINIA...  
DODDRIDGE COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...  
WEST CENTRAL TAYLOR COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...  
NORTH CENTRAL GILMER COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL WEST VIRGINIA...  
NORTHWESTERN LEWIS COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...  
TYLER COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...  
NORTHEASTERN WOOD COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN WEST VIRGINIA...  
HARRISON COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 245 PM EST.  
 
* AT 1049 AM EST, REPORTING GAUGES INDICATE THAT FLOODING IS STILL  
ONGOING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
PARKERSBURG, CLARKSBURG, MARIETTA, ST. MARYS, MIDDLEBOURNE, VIENNA,  
BRIDGEPORT, WILLIAMSTOWN, PADEN CITY, SHINNSTON, STONEWOOD, NUTTER  
FORT, SALEM, SISTERSVILLE, PENNSBORO, BELMONT, LUMBERPORT, WEST  
UNION, ANMOORE AND ENTERPRISE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
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 FLOODING TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING  
TOLL FREE, 800 401 9535, WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.  
 
YOU MAY ALSO REPORT FLOODING BY POSTING YOUR REPORT TO THE CHARLESTON  
WEST VIRGINIA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FACEBOOK PAGE, OR BY USING THE  
TWITTER HASHTAG, NWSRLX.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3959 8135 3961 8127 3958 8125 3957 8104  
3954 8104 3961 8095 3960 8085 3947 8071  
3943 8054 3947 8049 3943 8028 3933 8014  
3897 8087 3908 8085 3923 8094 3934 8111  
3919 8155 3959 8157 3958 8148 3965 8147  
 

 
 
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