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Wood/Wirt County Local Emergency Planning Committee
Sunday March 18th, 2012 :: 11:17 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Special Weather Statement (Strong Thunderstorm) for Wirt, Jackson, Calhoun, Roane, and Ritchie Counties

The National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement for Wirt, Jackson, Calhoun, Roane, and Ritchie Counties.

Issued by The National Weather Service
Charleston, WV
11:06 pm EDT, Sun., Mar. 18, 2012

A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT EAST CENTRAL JACKSON, NORTHWESTERN CALHOUN, NORTHWESTERN ROANE, SOUTHWESTERN RITCHIE AND WIRT COUNTIES.

AT 1101 PM EDT A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 9 MILES SOUTHWEST OF ELIZABETH MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH AND HAIL UP TO DIME SIZE ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

THIS STORM WILL BE NEAR LUCILLE AROUND 1120 PM... CHERRY AROUND 1130 PM... CRESTON AROUND 1140 PM AND MUNDAY AROUND 1150 PM.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS... AND PONDING OF WATER ON COUNTRY ROADS AND FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

PLEASE REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING TOLL FREE... 877-633-6772... WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.

Address/Location
Wood/Wirt County Local Emergency Planning Committee
Core Rd
Parkersburg, WV 26104

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 304-481-3398

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