Meigs Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Special Statement
Issued: 3:50 PM EST Feb. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

... River levels running high from the Shade River near Chester
in Meigs County...

At 345 PM EST, the Shade River near Chester was running just above
the 17 foot estimate flood stage. The Levels are cresting and should
start a slow fall until reaching below flood stage by 7 PM this
evening.

Locations impacted include...
Forked Run State Park, Tuppers Plains, Chester and Reedsville.

At the estimated flood stage at 17 feet... the Sugar Run creek bridge
is flooded 200 feet downstream from the Oak Hill Road, and Shade
River bridge.

Lat... Lon 3912 8189 3910 8180 3906 8183 3906 8191
      3910 8193 3908 8189
time... Mot... loc 2041z 240deg 49kt 3934 8216

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350 PM EST sun Feb 25 2018

... River levels running high from the Shade River near Chester
in Meigs County...

At 345 PM EST, the Shade River near Chester was running just above
the 17 foot estimate flood stage. The Levels are cresting and should
start a slow fall until reaching below flood stage by 7 PM this
evening.

Locations impacted include...
Forked Run State Park, Tuppers Plains, Chester and Reedsville.

At the estimated flood stage at 17 feet... the Sugar Run creek bridge
is flooded 200 feet downstream from the Oak Hill Road, and Shade
River bridge.

Lat... Lon 3912 8189 3910 8180 3906 8183 3906 8191
      3910 8193 3908 8189
time... Mot... loc 2041z 240deg 49kt 3934 8216

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1214 PM EST sun Feb 25 2018

... Rain has moved out of northeastern Meigs County...

At 1204 PM EST, rain has moved out of the area, however runoff will
continue to run into the streams and rivers.

Locations impacted include...
Forked Run State Park, Tuppers Plains, Chester and Reedsville.

The Shade River near Chester is running just above the 17 foot
estimated flood stage and may creep up a little more this afternoon
and then start a slow fall later this afternoon and evening.

At the estimated flood stage at 17 feet... the Sugar Run creek bridge
is flooded 200 feet downstream from the Oak Hill Road, and Shade
River bridge.

A Flood Watch remains in effect. If rising water is observed, move
to higher ground. Do not drive into areas covered by water.

Lat... Lon 3918 8179 3918 8176 3915 8174 3910 8175
      3908 8177 3908 8181 3906 8181 3903 8178
      3899 8183 3912 8199 3919 8191
time... Mot... loc 1714z 240deg 49kt 3924 8152

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1214 PM EST sun Feb 25 2018

... Rain has moved out of northeastern Meigs County...

At 1204 PM EST, rain has moved out of the area, however runoff will
continue to run into the streams and rivers.

Locations impacted include...
Forked Run State Park, Tuppers Plains, Chester and Reedsville.

The Shade River near Chester is running just above the 17 foot
estimated flood stage and may creep up a little more this afternoon
and then start a slow fall later this afternoon and evening.

At the estimated flood stage at 17 feet... the Sugar Run creek bridge
is flooded 200 feet downstream from the Oak Hill Road, and Shade
River bridge.

A Flood Watch remains in effect. If rising water is observed, move
to higher ground. Do not drive into areas covered by water.

Lat... Lon 3918 8179 3918 8176 3915 8174 3910 8175
      3908 8177 3908 8181 3906 8181 3903 8178
      3899 8183 3912 8199 3919 8191
time... Mot... loc 1714z 240deg 49kt 3924 8152

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