Buchanan Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 7:38 PM EST Feb. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... A Flood Warning for small streams remains in effect until 1015 PM
EST for Dickenson... Buchanan... McDowell... Mingo... Logan and western
Wyoming counties...

At 732 PM EST, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
that the heavy rain has moved out of the warned area. 1.00 to 1.50
inches has fallen over the area and the runoff from that rain will
continue to flow into the streams, creeks and rivers.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Williamson, Welch, Logan, Clintwood, Grundy, Pineville, Haysi, John
Flannagan Lake, breaks Interstate, Davenport, Oceana, Chapmanville,
Gary, War, man, Delbarton, Northfork, Gilbert creek, Mount
Gay-Shamrock and Mallory.

Emergency management has reported some flooding in Dickenson County
Virginia. Other areas in the warned area may experience flooding as
well.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

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.


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