December 18, 2019
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Flood Warning National Weather Service Charleston WV 415 AM EST Tue Dec 17 2019 OHC009-079-105-163-167-171530- /O.EXT.KRLX.FA.W.0043.000000T0000Z-191217T1530Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ 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.