Flood Warning

Flood Warning
National Weather Service Charleston WV
340 AM EST FRI JAN 12 2018

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Washington OH-Athens OH-Pleasants WV-Wood WV-
340 AM EST FRI JAN 12 2018

The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has issued a

* Flood Warning for Urban Areas and Small Streams in...
  Washington County in southeastern Ohio...
  Eastern Athens County in southeastern Ohio...
  Western Pleasants County in northwestern West Virginia...
  Northern Wood County in northwestern West Virginia...

* Until 645 AM EST

* At 338 AM EST, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
  that heavy rain was falling over the area. The heavy rain will
  cause flooding. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen.

* Duck Creek and several smaller creeks are running high and are
  near bankfull.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Parkersburg, Marietta, Belpre, St. Marys, Beverly, Vienna,
  Williamstown, Belmont, Washington, Lubeck, Boaz, Newport,
  Matamoras, North Hills, Lowell, Macksburg, Lower Salem, Little
  Hocking, New Matamoras and Fleming.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

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.