June 20, 2019
Flood Warning National Weather Service Charleston WV 705 AM EDT Thu Jun 20 2019 OHC167-201700- /O.NEW.KRLX.FA.W.0033.190620T1105Z-190620T1700Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Washington OH- 705 AM EDT Thu Jun 20 2019 The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has issued a * Flood Warning for... Northeastern Washington County in southeastern Ohio... * Until 100 PM EDT Thursday. * At 657 AM EDT, reporting gauges indicate that flooding is occurring along the Little Muskingum River. * Some locations that will experience flooding include... Marietta. At 7:00 AM...the current stage at Bloomfield is 19.79 feet and slowly rising. The estimated flood stage is 16 feet. At stages between 16 and 20 feet, route 26 near the intersection with route 260 starts to flood. The river is expected to crest later this morning and then start to fall this afternoon. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. 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.