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Barbour County OEM / 911
Thursday September 27th, 2018 :: 08:32 p.m. EDT

Alert

Flood Warning until 02:30AM Friday

The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a

* Flood Warning for... Garrett County in western Maryland... Tucker County in northeastern West Virginia... Preston County in northeastern West Virginia...

* Until 230 AM EDT Friday.

* At 825 PM EDT, radar indicated generally light to moderate rain in the warned area. This rain in combination with runoff and saturated soils is leading to flooding. Preston County 911 officials reported underpass and house flooding in Tunnelton, as well as a pond in Cranesville overflowing its banks onto a roadway. FLOODING... Occurring. ESTIMATED RAINFALL... Up to 1 inch. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL...Up to 1 inch.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Kingwood... Mountain Lake Park... Oakland... Parsons... Terra Alta... Davis... Thomas... Rowlesburg... Bittinger... Grantsville... Loch Lynn Heights... Friendsville... Please report flooding by calling 412-262-1988, posting to the NWS Pittsburgh Facebook page, or using Twitter @NWSPITTSBURGH.

* AFFECTED AREAS: TUCKER, WV ... GARRETT, MD ... PRESTON, WV

Instructions:

Turn around, don't drown. Most flood fatalities occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night, when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.

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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:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Warning

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