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Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 11:25 AM EST Feb. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Muskingum River at Beverly.
* At 10:45 am Thursday the stage was 29.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 29.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by this
afternoon.
* At stages near 29.0 feet... low areas, and farmland, camps, and a few homes are
flooded.
* A crest near 28.2 feet compares to a previous crest of 29.9 feet on February 7
2019.


Lat... Lon 3961 8175 3960 8149 3951 8146 3945 8151 3952 8184




1051 am EST Thu Feb 21 2019

The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has extended
the

* Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams in...
central Washington County in southeastern Ohio...
Pleasants County in northwestern West Virginia...
northern Ritchie County in northwestern West Virginia...
Doddridge County in northern West Virginia...
west central Taylor County in northern West Virginia...
north central Gilmer County in north central West Virginia...
northwestern Lewis County in northern West Virginia...
Tyler County in northern West Virginia...
northeastern Wood County in northwestern West Virginia...
Harrison County in northern West Virginia...

* until 245 PM EST.

* At 1049 am EST, reporting gauges indicate that flooding is still
ongoing along streams and creeks.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Parkersburg, Clarksburg, Marietta, St. Marys, Middlebourne, Vienna,
Bridgeport, Williamstown, Paden City, Shinnston, Stonewood, Nutter
Fort, Salem, Sistersville, Pennsboro, Belmont, Lumberport, West
Union, Anmoore and Enterprise.

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 flooding to the National Weather Service by calling
toll free, 800 401 9535, when you can do so safely.

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


Lat... Lon 3959 8135 3961 8127 3958 8125 3957 8104
      3954 8104 3961 8095 3960 8085 3947 8071
      3943 8054 3947 8049 3943 8028 3933 8014
      3897 8087 3908 8085 3923 8094 3934 8111
      3919 8155 3959 8157 3958 8148 3965 8147


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