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Barbour County OEM / 911
Sunday July 14th, 2019 :: 05:17 p.m. EDT

Alert

Flash Flood Warning until 08:15PM

The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... North central Randolph County in northeastern West Virginia... Eastern Barbour County in northeastern West Virginia...

* Until 815 PM EDT.

* At 515 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Elkins, Philippi, Belington, Montrose, Bowden, Kerens and Nestorville.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BARBOUR, WV ... RANDOLPH, WV

Instructions:

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. 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.

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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