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Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 5:03 AM EST Feb. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has extended
the

* Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams in...
southeastern Meigs County in southeastern Ohio...
Gallia County in southeastern Ohio...
southeastern Jackson County in southeastern Ohio...
central Lawrence County in southeastern Ohio...
northern Calhoun County in north central West Virginia...
Ritchie County in northwestern West Virginia...
Mason County in western West Virginia...
northwestern Gilmer County in north central West Virginia...
Wirt County in northwestern West Virginia...
northwestern Roane County in central West Virginia...
Jackson County in northwestern West Virginia...
southern Wood County in northwestern West Virginia...

* until 1130 am EST Thursday.

* At 502 am EST, reporting gauges indicate minor flooding
continuing along the Shade River and Symmes Creek.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Point Pleasant, Gallipolis, Ripley, Harrisville, Pomeroy, Oak Hill,
Rio Grande, Elizabeth, Racine, Grantsville, Forked Run State Park,
Ravenswood, New Haven, Mason, Sandyville, Mineralwells, North Bend
State Park, Gallia, Waterloo and Middleport.

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.


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