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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 1:55 AM EST on March 05, 2015

Expires 7:00 PM EST on March 05, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 7 PM EST this
evening...

* locations... Lawrence County Kentucky and portions of western
and northern West Virginia

* hazard types... snow.

* Snow accumulations... 8 to 12 inches for northeast Kentucky and
the tri state area. 4 to 6 inches in the Kanawha valley and
southeast West Virginia... including the Charleston and Beckley
area. 8 to 10 inches in the northern West Virginia lowlands and
the northern West Virginia mountains.

* Timing... rain will change to snow by 10 PM tonight. The snow...
   heavy at times... will continue through the first half of
Thursday.

* Impacts... untreated roads and sidewalks could become snow and
ice covered. Reduced visibilities... below one mile at times...
can be expected. Snow could cause downed tree limbs and power
outages.

* Temperatures... in the mid 20s.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow
are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an
emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight... food...
and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

Please report snow... sleet and ice accumulations to the National
Weather Service by calling toll free... 800-401-9535... when you
can do so safely. This phone number is to be used for reporting
purposes only.

You can also report winter weather by posting your report to the
Charleston West Virginia National Weather Service facebook Page...
or by using the twitter hashtag... nwsrlx.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or your favorite source of
weather information for the latest updates.

Additional details can also be found at www.Weather.Gov/rlx.




Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 3:56 AM EST on March 05, 2015

Expires 8:30 AM EST on March 05, 2015


The National Weather Service in Charleston has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
east central Buchanan County in Virginia...
southeastern Braxton County in West Virginia...
Fayette County in West Virginia...
this includes the cities of... Fayetteville... Babcock State Park...
McDowell County in West Virginia...
this includes the city of Welch...
Nicholas County in West Virginia...
this includes the cities of... Summersville... Richwood...
west central Pocahontas County in West Virginia...
Raleigh County in West Virginia...
this includes the city of Beckley...
extreme southwestern Randolph County in West Virginia...
Webster County in West Virginia...
this includes the city of Webster Springs...
Wyoming County in West Virginia...
this includes the city of Pineville...

* until 845 am EST

* at 356 am EST runoff and snowmelt continue to cause flooding on
some rivers... creeks... and streams. Additionally... country roads and
farmlands along the banks of rivers... creeks... streams and other low
lying areas are subject to flooding.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or has been reported.
All interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding. If flooding is observed act quickly. Move up to
higher ground to escape flood waters. Do not stay in areas subject to
flooding when water begins rising.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
safely. Move to higher ground.

Please report high water to the National Weather Service by calling
toll free... 800-401-9535... when you can do so safely.

You may also report high water by posting your report to the
Charleston West Virginia National Weather Service facebook Page... or
by using the twitter hashtag... nwsrlx.


Lat... Lon 3730 8191 3748 8193 3772 8172 3779 8151
      3827 8120 3840 8088 3867 8050 3844 8004
      3819 8036 3822 8037 3826 8044 3808 8070
      3809 8088 3807 8081 3788 8076 3782 8092
      3771 8090 3757 8120 3729 8141 3720 8157


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347 am EST Thu Mar 5 2015

The National Weather Service in Charleston has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
Barbour County in West Virginia...
this includes the cities of... Philippi... Audra State Park...
southeastern Lewis County in West Virginia...
north central Pocahontas County in West Virginia...
Randolph County in West Virginia...
this includes the city of Elkins...
Taylor County in West Virginia...
this includes the city of Grafton...
Upshur County in West Virginia...
this includes the city of Buckhannon...
northeastern Webster County in West Virginia...

* until 830 am EST

* at 347 am EST runoff and snowmelt continue to cause flooding on
some rivers... creeks and streams.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or has been reported.
All interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of creeks
and streams. Additionally... country roads and farmlands along the
banks of creeks... streams and other low lying areas are subject to
flooding.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding. If flooding is observed act quickly. Move up to
higher ground to escape flood waters. Do not stay in areas subject to
flooding when water begins rising.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
safely. Move to higher ground.

Please report high water to the National Weather Service by calling
toll free... 800-401-9535... when you can do so safely.

You may also report high water by posting your report to the
Charleston West Virginia National Weather Service facebook Page... or
by using the twitter hashtag... nwsrlx.


Lat... Lon 3843 8002 3866 8050 3924 8016 3925 8018
      3940 8018 3941 8011 3939 8008 3946 7993
      3944 7989 3931 7989 3925 7984 3923 7980
      3913 7983 3909 7978 3904 7977 3897 7940


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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 9:54 PM EST on March 04, 2015

Expires 7:00 AM EST on March 05, 2015


... Flood Watch remains in effect until 7 am EST Thursday...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northeast Kentucky... southeast Ohio... southwest
Virginia and West Virginia... including the following areas...
in northeast Kentucky... Boyd... Carter... Greenup and Lawrence
KY. In southeast Ohio... Athens... Gallia... Lawrence OH... Meigs
and Washington. In southwest Virginia... Buchanan and
Dickenson. In West Virginia... Barbour... Boone... Braxton...
Cabell... Calhoun... Clay... Doddridge... Fayette... Gilmer...
Harrison... Jackson WV... Kanawha... Lewis... Lincoln... Logan...
Mason... McDowell... Mingo... Nicholas... Pleasants... Pocahontas...
   Putnam... Raleigh... Randolph... Ritchie... Roane... Taylor...
Tyler... Upshur... Wayne... Webster... Wirt... wood and Wyoming.

* Until 7 am EST Thursday

* widespread rain will transitioning to sleet and wet snow
overnight. Many County flood warnings were posted earlier
Wednesday... and are still active... for stream and creek
flooding.

* Minor to moderate flooding is also likely through Thursday
along a few of the larger rivers.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

The Flood Watch means the potential for additional flooding
continues.

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.




Local Storm Report



03/04/2015 0935 PM

2 miles S of Hacker Valley, Webster County.

Heavy rain m1.20 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            24 hour rainfall total... just turned to snow




03/04/2015 0935 PM

2 miles S of Hacker Valley, Webster County.

Heavy rain m1.20 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            24 hour rainfall total... just turned to snow





03/04/2015 0628 PM

Webster Springs, Webster County.

Flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Water over Gauley River Road



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 4:53 AM EST on March 05, 2015


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 24
hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation
is extended to Highway departments... cooperative observers... Skywarn
spotters and media for these reports. This summary is also available
on our home Page at weather.Gov/rlx

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Kentucky

... Carter County...
   Olive Hill 8.0 249 am 3/05 public
   5 NE Olive Hill 3.0 931 PM 3/04 trained spotter

... Greenup County...
   Flatwoods 6.0 133 am 3/05 public
   2 W Warnock 5.0 1037 PM 3/04 32 degrees

Ohio

... Athens County...
   4 N Athens 3.0 1124 PM 3/04 public
   Coolville 1.8 730 PM 3/04 trained spotter
   Athens 1.5 1000 PM 3/04 public

... Gallia County...
   7 E Oak Hill 10.0 245 am 3/05 public
   Vinton 2.0 900 PM 3/04 trained spotter

... Jackson County...
   Oak Hill 10.0 338 am 3/05 public

... Lawrence County...
   Ironton 6.0 321 am 3/05 public

... Meigs County...
   Racine 8.5 230 am 3/05 public
   Pomeroy 7.5 115 am 3/05 public

... Vinton County...
   2 WNW McArthur 2.0 942 PM 3/04 trained spotter

... Washington County...
   Marietta 5.0 1230 am 3/05 public

West Virginia

... Barbour County...
   Belington 2.0 140 am 3/05 public
   Philippi 2.0 1126 PM 3/04 amateur radio

... Cabell County...
   Huntington 6.5 145 am 3/05 trained spotter

... Doddridge County...
   West Union 3.0 1217 am 3/05 public

... Harrison County...
   1 W Bridgeport 3.0 1237 am 3/05 broadcast media
   Bridgeport 1.8 1025 PM 3/04 broadcast media

... Jackson County...
   given 4.0 1152 PM 3/04 public

... Lewis County...
   5 N Weston 3.0 1233 am 3/05 public

... Mason County...
   Point Pleasant 9.5 340 am 3/05 public
   Mason 5.0 114 am 3/05 public

... Pleasants County...
   Arvilla 5.0 100 am 3/05 public
   St. Marys 1.0 741 PM 3/04 trained spotter

... Putnam County...
   5 ENE Culloden 5.0 1216 am 3/05 public
   1 E Winfield 3.0 1204 am 3/05 measured in Red House.
   N Eleanor 1.0 858 PM 3/04 NWS employee

... Raleigh County...
   Beckley 1.7 1046 PM 3/04 broadcast media

... Ritchie County...
   Pennsboro 4.0 1118 PM 3/04 public
   Harrisville 1.0 750 PM 3/04 Emergency Mngr

... Tyler County...
   Sistersville 4.0 1238 am 3/05 public

... Wood County...
   Washington 9.0 433 am 3/05 public
   Parkersburg 8.5 447 am 3/05 public
   Vienna 6.0 139 am 3/05 public


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