January 24, 2019 0 Comments
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.