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Flash Flood Warning

Status

New Event Expired

Start Time

Wed 05/15/2024 04:16 PM EDT

End Time

Wed 05/15/2024 10:15 PM EDT

Significance

Warning

Impacts

High impact

Flash floodradar indicated

Locations Affected

Powellton, WV ∙ Page, WV ∙ Alloy, WV ∙ Mount Carbon, WV ∙ Deep Water, WV ∙ Kimberly, WV ∙ Kincaid, WV

Full Alert Message

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Flash Flood Warning National Weather Service Charleston WV 416 PM EDT Wed May 15 2024 The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... West Central Fayette County in southeastern West Virginia... * Until 1015 PM EDT. * At 416 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 0.5 and 1 inch of rain has fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 0.5 to 1 inch are possible in 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... Montgomery and Powellton. Armstrong Creek. 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. Report flooding to the National Weather Service by calling toll free, 800 401 9535, when you can do so safely. && LAT...LON 3813 8126 3804 8127 3803 8132 3805 8136 3806 8136 3811 8135 3814 8134 3817 8132 FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED EXPECTED RAINFALL RATE...0.5-1 INCH IN 3 HOURS