Atlanta Weather

Severe Weather

Current Watches and Warnings

More Maps

West Virginia, Wayne

Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 11:37 AM EST on February 24, 2018

Expires 2:30 PM EST on February 24, 2018


The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has issued a

* Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams in...
Boyd County in northeastern Kentucky...
Meigs County in southeastern Ohio...
Gallia County in southeastern Ohio...
southwestern Washington County in southeastern Ohio...
southeastern Athens County in southeastern Ohio...
Lawrence County in southeastern Ohio...
Mason County in western West Virginia...
northern Cabell County in central West Virginia...
Wirt County in northwestern West Virginia...
northwestern Wayne County in western West Virginia...
Jackson County in northwestern West Virginia...
Wood County in northwestern West Virginia...

* until 230 PM EST

* at 1136 am EST, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
that heavy rain was falling over the area. The heavy rain will
cause flooding. Up to one inch of rain has already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Huntington, Parkersburg, Ashland, Ironton, Belpre, Point Pleasant,
Gallipolis, Ripley, Coal Grove, Pomeroy, Rio Grande, Elizabeth,
Chesapeake, Racine, Proctorville, Coolville, Rutland, Cannonsburg,
Lake Vesuvius and Forked Run State Park.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

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

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.


Lat... Lon 3860 8274 3868 8276 3868 8270 3885 8265
      3885 8246 3898 8244 3946 8159 3901 8122
      3891 8139 3894 8145 3892 8150 3884 8153
      3867 8184 3861 8206 3855 8206 3824 8261
      3843 8277 3851 8266 3856 8273 3857 8281


21



Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 11:03 AM EST on February 24, 2018

Expires 4:00 PM EST on February 25, 2018


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

The Flood Watch continues 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 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, Muskingum and Hocking rivers.

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.




1103 am EST Sat Feb 24 2018

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

The Flood Watch continues 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 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, Muskingum and Hocking rivers.

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.





Special Statement

Statement as of 11:23 AM EST on February 24, 2018

Expires 1:15 PM EST on February 24, 2018


... A shower will affect Boyd... Greenup... Carter... northwestern
Lawrence... eastern Meigs... Lawrence... Gallia... north central
Kanawha... Putnam... north central Lincoln... southwestern Wirt...
western Roane... northern Wayne... Jackson... southwestern wood... Mason
and Cabell counties...

At 1121 am EST, showers, with very heavy rain, were located over
rush, or near Cannonsburg, moving northeast at 45 mph.

Locations impacted include...
Huntington, Ashland, Ironton, Point Pleasant, Grayson, Gallipolis,
Ripley, Spencer, Winfield, Coal Grove, Pomeroy, Olive Hill, Wayne,
Rio Grande, Chesapeake, Racine, Proctorville, Rutland, Beech Fork
State Park and Cannonsburg.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 77 in West Virginia between mile markers 114 and 157.
Interstate 64 in Kentucky between mile markers 149 and 191.
Interstate 64 in West Virginia between mile markers 1 and 44.

Very heavy downpours are also occurring with these showers, and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect over a portion of the area.
Heavy downpours could cause rapid rises in water. If rising water is
observed, move to higher ground. Do not drive into areas covered by
water.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to travel across
flooded roads. Find alternate routes. It takes only a few inches of
swiftly flowing water to carry vehicles away.

Lat... Lon 3834 8323 3853 8315 3867 8287 3858 8284
      3860 8274 3868 8276 3868 8270 3878 8266
      3885 8246 3919 8187 3918 8176 3870 8119
      3799 8297 3802 8301 3811 8289 3817 8292
      3818 8305 3827 8317 3819 8324 3829 8333
time... Mot... loc 1621z 240deg 39kt 3831 8278

21

Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 11:03 AM EST on February 24, 2018

Expires 4:00 PM EST on February 25, 2018


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

The Flood Watch continues 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 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, Muskingum and Hocking rivers.

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.




1103 am EST Sat Feb 24 2018

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

The Flood Watch continues 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 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, Muskingum and Hocking rivers.

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.





Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Record Report
Arizona - Record Report
Arkansas - Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
California - Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Frost Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory
Connecticut - Winter Weather Advisory
Delaware - Special Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Record Report
Guam -
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory , Record Report
Idaho - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Avalanche Warning , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch
Indiana - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch
Iowa - Winter Weather Advisory
Kansas - Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Louisiana - Tornado Watch , Storm Surge Warning, Tropical Storm Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Record Report
Maryland - Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement
Massachusetts - Winter Weather Advisory
Michigan - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory
Missouri - Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
Montana - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Blizzard Warning , Record Report
Nebraska - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Nevada - Lake Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
New Jersey - Special Statement
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning
New York - Areal Flood Warning , High Wind Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
North Carolina - Record Report
North Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory
Ohio - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Watch, Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement
Oklahoma - Tornado Watch , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Oregon - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Areal Flood Watch , Flood Watch, Areal Flood Watch , Flood Watch, Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory
Puerto Rico - High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement
South Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch
Texas - Tornado Watch , Tropical Storm Warning , Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Vermont - Winter Weather Advisory
Virgin Islands - High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
Virginia -
Washington - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Record Report
West Virginia - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Watch, Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Hydrologic Statement
Wyoming - High Wind Warning, High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement

More From CBS Atlanta

Watch Dukes & Bell Live
Taz Goes Big With A New Daily Show!
Enter NOW

Watch & Listen