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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 5:45 AM EST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... A Flood Warning remains in effect until 215 am EST Saturday for
eastern Vinton County...

At 543 am EST, the reporting gauge on Raccoon Creek at Bolins Mills
continued to indicate the creek had exceed bankfull and was still
rising. Flooding of low lying areas near the river can be expected.
In addition, some County roads that run adjacent to or cross over
the creek may experience flooding.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
McArthur, Lake hope State Park, Zaleski, Creola and Radcliffe.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate Route.

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.


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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 11:04 AM EST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch now in effect through Sunday afternoon...

The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, and West
Virginia, including the following areas, in northeast
Kentucky, Boyd, Carter, Greenup, and Lawrence KY. In southeast
Ohio, Athens, Gallia, Jackson OH, Lawrence OH, Meigs, Morgan,
Perry, Vinton, and Washington. In West Virginia, Cabell,
Jackson WV, Mason, Pleasants, Tyler, Wayne, and wood.

* Through Sunday afternoon

* waves of low pressure, along a front over the area, will bring
several more rounds of heavy rainfall. The next round will come
late tonight into Saturday morning, followed by several more
this weekend. The front will finally sweep through the area
Sunday, as a cold front, bringing the threat for heavy rainfall
to an end Sunday afternoon.

* Flooding of larger streams, creeks and rivers, especially the
Ohio and Muskingum rivers, is likely.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.





Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 11:04 AM EST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch now in effect through Sunday afternoon...

The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, and West
Virginia, including the following areas, in northeast
Kentucky, Boyd, Carter, Greenup, and Lawrence KY. In southeast
Ohio, Athens, Gallia, Jackson OH, Lawrence OH, Meigs, Morgan,
Perry, Vinton, and Washington. In West Virginia, Cabell,
Jackson WV, Mason, Pleasants, Tyler, Wayne, and wood.

* Through Sunday afternoon

* waves of low pressure, along a front over the area, will bring
several more rounds of heavy rainfall. The next round will come
late tonight into Saturday morning, followed by several more
this weekend. The front will finally sweep through the area
Sunday, as a cold front, bringing the threat for heavy rainfall
to an end Sunday afternoon.

* Flooding of larger streams, creeks and rivers, especially the
Ohio and Muskingum rivers, is likely.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.





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