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Wood/Wirt County Local Emergency Planning Committee
Monday March 19th, 2012 :: 02:18 a.m. EDT

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Wood County until 2:45 am EDT, Mon., Mar. 19, 2012

The National Weather Service issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Wood County until 2:45 am EDT, Mon., Mar. 19, 2012.

Issued by The National Weather Service
Charleston, WV
2:07 am EDT, Mon., Mar. 19, 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A ** SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING ** FOR WEST CENTRAL WOOD COUNTY, ATHENS COUNTY, AND SOUTHWESTERN WASHINGTON COUNTY UNTIL 245 AM EDT.

AT 202 AM EDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR ATHENS AND MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS: VERY HEAVY RAIN WILL ALSO FALL FROM THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM, AND WILL CAUSE WATER TO POND ON ROADS AND QUICKLY FILL ROADSIDE DITCHES AND SMALL STREAMS.

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

A weather warning indicates a confirmed, current and present danger to this area.

Take necessary safety precautions.

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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