May 23, 2018
The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has issued a * Flood Warning for... Northeastern Washington County in southeastern Ohio... * Until 930 AM EDT Wednesday * At 324 AM EDT, the reporting gauge at Bloomfield on the Little Muskingum River indicated the river was at 15 feet and rising. This is one foot from bankfull, with bankfull expected to be exceeded shortly. Expect flooding of immediate areas along the banks. This includes portions of route 26, and other roads that run adjacent to the river. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding. Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you can do so safely. 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.