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Barbour County OEM / 911
Friday September 28th, 2018 :: 12:03 a.m. EDT

Alert

Flood Warning until 03:00AM Friday

The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has issued a

* Flood Warning for... Gilmer County in north central West Virginia... Lewis County in northern West Virginia... Northeastern Braxton County in north central West Virginia... Upshur County in northeastern West Virginia... North central Webster County in northeastern West Virginia...

* Until 300 AM EDT.

* At 1157 PM EDT, Doppler radar, automated rain gauges and Emergency Management indicated that heavy rain was still falling over the area. The heavy rain will continue to cause flooding.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Buckhannon, Weston, Glenville, Jackson Mill, Stonewall Jackson, Rock Cave, Cedar Creek State Park, Burnsville, Jane Lew, Sand Fork, Alexander, Eden, Cleveland, Alum Bridge, Kanawha Head, Ireland, Overhill, French Creek, Camden and Baldwin.

* AFFECTED AREAS: WEBSTER, WV ... BRAXTON, WV ... UPSHUR, WV ... GILMER, WV ... LEWIS, WV

Instructions:

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding. Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you can do so safely. A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately. 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.

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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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