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Flash Flood Warning

Status

New Event Expired

Start Time

Tue 05/04/2021 11:59 AM EDT

End Time

Tue 05/04/2021 03:00 PM EDT

Significance

Warning

Impacts

High impact

Locations Affected

Smithburg, WV ∙ West Union, WV ∙ Wallace, WV ∙ Berea, WV ∙ Center Point, WV ∙ Pullman, WV ∙ New Milton, WV

Full Alert Message

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Flash Flood Warning National Weather Service Charleston WV 1159 AM EDT Tue May 4 2021 The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... Doddridge County in northern West Virginia... Northwestern Harrison County in northern West Virginia... Southeastern Tyler County in northern West Virginia... East Central Ritchie County in northwestern West Virginia... * Until 300 PM EDT. * At 1159 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... Salem, West Union, Pullman, Smithburg, Blandville, Canton, New Milton, Grove, Center Point, Greenwood, Sedalia, Berea and Wallace. 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. && LAT...LON 3915 8110 3924 8095 3934 8085 3947 8065 3944 8061 3945 8058 3943 8058 3944 8056 3943 8054 3943 8052 3946 8051 3946 8049 3947 8049 3945 8039 3911 8079 FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED