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Vinton County
Friday June 22nd, 2018 :: 07:28 a.m. EDT


Flood Warning until 04:00PM Sunday

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR SMALL STREAMS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 745 AM EDT FRIDAY FOR WESTERN ATHENS AND VINTON COUNTIES... At 122 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated an area of very heavy rainfall has moved north of the area. However, additional rainfall will affect the warn area. Waters will slowly recede overnight. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen. Some locations that will experience flooding include... Athens, Wellston, Nelsonville, Glouster, Mcarthur, Albany, Lake Hope State Park, Chauncey, Hamden, Buchtel, Jacksonville, Trimble, Zaleski, Creola, Eagle Mills, Radcliffe, Allensville and The Plains. Additional rainfall amounts of 0.25 inches are possible in the warned area.



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 the National Weather Service by calling toll free, 800 401 9535, when you can do so safely. 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.

Vinton County
100 E Main St
McArthur, OH 45651

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 740-596-4571

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Alert Details

Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Likely (p > ~50%)
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Flood Warning

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