FLOOD WARNING

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Charleston WV
415 AM EST Tue Dec 17 2019

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Meigs OH-Washington OH-Jackson OH-Athens OH-Vinton OH-
415 AM EST Tue Dec 17 2019

The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has extended
the

* Flood Warning for...
  Northern Meigs County in southeastern Ohio...
  Washington County in southeastern Ohio...
  Jackson County in southeastern Ohio...
  Athens County in southeastern Ohio...
  Vinton County in southeastern Ohio...

* Until 1030 AM EST Tuesday.

* At 411 AM EST, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
  that one to two inches of rain has fallen over the area. Minor
  flooding is occurring along creeks and streams in the area.

* Several secondary roads in Southeast Ohio are closed due to
  flooding.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Parkersburg, Athens, Marietta, Belpre, Jackson, Wellston,
  Nelsonville, Mcarthur, Oak Hill, Beverly, Albany, Coolville, Lake
  Hope State Park, Vienna, Williamstown, Belmont, Tuppers Plains,
  Boaz, Newport and Chauncey.

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 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.