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Barbour County OEM / 911
Friday August 3rd, 2018 :: 11:38 a.m. EDT

Alert

Flash Flood Warning until 02:30PM

The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Southeastern Doddridge County in northern West Virginia... Northern Lewis County in northern West Virginia... Harrison County in northern West Virginia...

* Until 230 PM EDT.

* At 1133 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Up to one inch of rain has already fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Clarksburg, Weston, Bridgeport, Shinnston, Stonewood, Nutter Fort, Salem, Lumberport, Anmoore, Stonewall Jackson, Jackson Mill, West Milford, Lost Creek, Jane Lew, Camden, Blandville, Avon, Wolf Summit, New Milton and Smithburg.

* AFFECTED AREAS: DODDRIDGE, WV ... LEWIS, WV ... HARRISON, WV

Instructions:

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you can do so safely. 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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Address/Location
Barbour County OEM / 911
111 Overlook Dr
Philippi, WV 26416

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 304-457-5167

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Warning

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