FLOOD WARNING

0 Comments


Flood Warning

Flood Warning
National Weather Service Charleston WV
752 AM EST THU JAN 24 2019

OHC167-242000-
/O.EXT.KRLX.FA.W.0003.000000T0000Z-190124T2000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Washington OH-
752 AM EST THU JAN 24 2019

The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has extended
the

* Flood Warning for Small Streams in...
  North central Washington County in southeastern Ohio...

* Until 300 PM EST Thursday.

* At 739 AM EST, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
  that heavy rain and snow was falling over the area. The heavy rain
  and snow will cause flooding.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Marietta, Williamstown, Macksburg, Lower Salem and Devola.

* At 7:30 AM EST, the stage a Macksburg, on Duck Creek, was 13.69
  feet and rising. The Estimated flood stage is 13 feet.

* At stages between 13, and 15 feet Broad Street, in Macksburg,
  starts to flood near the creek. Homes on the left bank start to
  flood. Campground next to gage floods.

* Duck Creek is expected to  continue a slow rise this morning and
  then start a slow fall this afternoon.

* Duck Creek at Whipple is expected to crest near the estimated
  flood stage of 12 feet this afternoon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.

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.