SEVER WEATHER STATEMENT – WVA

Flash Flood Warning
Alert:
...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 530 PM EDT FOR 
SOUTHEASTERN LAWRENCE...SOUTHERN MASON...CABELL...WEST CENTRAL 
KANAWHA...SOUTHERN PUTNAM...NORTHERN LINCOLN AND NORTH CENTRAL WAYNE 
COUNTIES... 
 
At 412 PM EDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated 
thunderstorms produced a very rapid one to one half inch of rain. 
There have been several reports of creeks out of their banks, and/or 
roadways flooded. The heavy rain has moved out of the water, however 
high water in low spots may linger for the next hour or so. Heed any 
road closures and do not drive through flooded roadways. 
Some locations that will experience flooding include... 
Huntington, Nitro, Hamlin, Chesapeake, Proctorville, St. Albans, 
Hurricane, Barboursville, Milton, Poca, Cross Lanes, Ona, Culloden, 
Tornado, Teays Valley, Alum Creek, West Hamlin, Athalia, Sweetland 
and Salt Rock.
Instructions: Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Please report Severe Weather to the National Weather Service by calling toll free, 800 401 9535, when you can do so safely. You may also report severe weather by posting your report to the Charleston West Virginia National Weather Service Facebook Page, or by using the Twitter Hashtag, NWSRLX.
Target Area:
Cabell
Kanawha
Lincoln
Mason
Putnam
Wayne

About Allen Aycoth

President of The Blue Ridge Weather Watch
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