602  
WGUS71 KRLX 092036  
FFSRLX  
 
FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV  
436 PM EDT SUN SEP 9 2018  
 
WVC011-099-092200-  
/O.CON.KRLX.FF.W.0077.000000T0000Z-180909T2200Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
CABELL WV-WAYNE WV-  
436 PM EDT SUN SEP 9 2018  
 
...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM EDT FOR  
CENTRAL CABELL AND NORTHEASTERN WAYNE COUNTIES...  
 
AT 430 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THAT MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN  
WILL BE ENTERING THE AREA AND PERSIST INTO THIS EVENING. OVER TWO  
INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN AND FLASH FLOODING WAS REPORTED IN  
THE MILTON AREA WITH A COUPLE OF ROADS CLOSED DUE TO HIGH WATER.  
EXPECT STREAMS AND CREEKS TO CONTINUE TO RISE OF THE NEXT SEVERAL  
HOURS AS RAINFALL MOVES THROUGH.  
 
SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
HUNTINGTON, BEECH FORK STATE PARK, BARBOURSVILLE, MILTON, ONA,  
CULLODEN, SALT ROCK, PEA RIDGE AND LAVALETTE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU  
CAN DO SO SAFELY.  
 
A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.  
IF YOU ARE IN THE WARNED AREA MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY.  
RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE  
PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.  
 
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 3850 8209 3838 8206 3837 8210 3835 8211  
3834 8217 3834 8218 3833 8218 3826 8241  
3837 8249  
 

 
 
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