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Barbour County OEM / 911
Thursday September 27th, 2018 :: 10:38 p.m. EDT

Alert

Flood Warning until 02:30AM Friday

At 1032 PM EDT, radar indicated mostly light rain in the warned area. This ongoing rain as well as runoff from earlier precipitation is causing flooding. Several roads were reported to be flooding in Garrett County in the Friendsville and Accident areas, as well as in Preston County at Cranesville and Tunnelton. FLOODING... Occurring ESTIMATED RAINFALL... Up to 2 inches ADDITIONAL RAINFALL...Up to 0.50 inches. 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:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Warning

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