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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 8:16 PM EDT May. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
southeastern Grant County in eastern West Virginia...

* until 215 am EDT.

* At 815 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain which will cause flooding. Up to two inches of rain
have already fallen. An additional one to two inches of rain can
be expected.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
Petersburg, Masonville, Welton, Landes, Cabins and Dorcas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Stay away or be swept away. River banks and culverts can become
unstable and unsafe.


Lat... Lon 3900 7921 3901 7908 3896 7906 3892 7905
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807 PM EDT Mon may 21 2018

... A Flood Warning for small streams remains in effect until midnight
EDT for northeastern Pendleton... southeastern Grant and southwestern
Hardy counties...

At 806 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated more slow moving
thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall across the area. Up to two
inches of rain have already fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of
one to two inches are possible.

Some locations that may experience flooding include...
Rough Run, Upper Tract, Milam and Brushy Run.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

Flooding is occurring or is imminent. It is important to know where
you are relative to streams, rivers, or creeks which can become
killers in heavy rains. Campers and hikers should avoid streams or
creeks.


Lat... Lon 3892 7905 3882 7903 3878 7928 3888 7923


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