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Flash Flood Warning

Status

New Event Expired

Start Time

Tue 05/04/2021 11:01 AM EDT

End Time

Tue 05/04/2021 02:00 PM EDT

Significance

Warning

Impacts

High impact

Locations Affected

Pennsboro, WV ∙ Mineralwells, WV ∙ Watertown, OH ∙ Waverly, WV ∙ Reno, OH ∙ Friendly, WV ∙ Blennerhassett, WV ∙ Little Hocking, OH ∙ Kanawha, WV ∙ Lowell, OH

Full Alert Message

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Flash Flood Warning National Weather Service Charleston WV 1101 AM EDT Tue May 4 2021 The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... Washington County in southeastern Ohio... Tyler County in northern West Virginia... Pleasants County in northwestern West Virginia... Central Ritchie County in northwestern West Virginia... Northwestern Wirt County in northwestern West Virginia... Wood County in northwestern West Virginia... * Until 200 PM EDT. * At 1101 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across 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, Marietta, Belpre, Harrisville, St. Marys, Beverly, Middlebourne, Vienna, Williamstown, Paden City, Sistersville, Pennsboro, Belmont, Boaz, North Bend State Park, Mineralwells, Lubeck, Washington, Newport and Matamoras. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be aware of your surroundings and do not drive on flooded roads. 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. && LAT...LON 3957 8165 3959 8162 3958 8147 3965 8147 3959 8136 3961 8126 3958 8126 3957 8104 3954 8104 3961 8095 3958 8089 3960 8085 3955 8082 3955 8078 3945 8067 3934 8085 3918 8102 3903 8160 3911 8174 FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED