Flash Flood Warning
June 21, 2021
Flash Flood Warning OHC009-053-105-167-WVC035-053-073-085-105-107-220130- /O.NEW.KRLX.FF.W.0065.210621T2124Z-210622T0130Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Flash Flood Warning National Weather Service Charleston WV 524 PM EDT Mon Jun 21 2021 The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... Southeastern Athens County in southeastern Ohio... Northeastern Gallia County in southeastern Ohio... Meigs County in southeastern Ohio... Southwestern Washington County in southeastern Ohio... Northeastern Jackson County in northwestern West Virginia... Southern Pleasants County in northwestern West Virginia... Western Ritchie County in northwestern West Virginia... Central Wirt County in northwestern West Virginia... Wood County in northwestern West Virginia... North Central Mason County in western West Virginia... * Until 930 PM EDT. * At 524 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 1 and 2 inches of rain have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 0.5 to 1 inch are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms. SOURCE...Radar. IMPACT...Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage and low-lying areas. * Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Parkersburg, Belpre, Harrisville, Pomeroy, Albany, Elizabeth, Racine, Coolville, Rutland, Forked Run State Park, Vienna, Ravenswood, New Haven, Pennsboro, Mason, Lubeck, Washington, Mineralwells, Tuppers Plains and Boaz. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Move to higher ground now. Act quickly to protect your life. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.