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Vinton County
Saturday June 23rd, 2018 :: 05:23 a.m. EDT

Alert

Flood Warning until 12:00PM Sunday

The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has issued a

* Flood Warning for Small Streams in... Meigs County in southeastern Ohio... Northern Gallia County in southeastern Ohio... Jackson County in southeastern Ohio... Southeastern Athens County in southeastern Ohio... Vinton County in southeastern Ohio... Northwestern Mason County in western West Virginia...

* Until 1115 AM EDT.

* At 515 AM EDT, the Department of Highways reported flooding of several roads across the area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Jackson, Wellston, Point Pleasant, Gallipolis, Pomeroy, Mcarthur, Oak Hill, Rio Grande, Racine, Coolville, Rutland, New Haven, Mason, Tuppers Plains, Middleport, Chester, Hamden, Syracuse, Hartford City and Coalton.

* AFFECTED AREAS: VINTON

Instructions:

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded roads. Find an alternate route. Turn around and don`t drown. 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.

Address/Location
Vinton County
100 E Main St
McArthur, OH 45651

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

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Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible 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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