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Barbour County OEM / 911
Sunday September 9th, 2018 :: 05:58 a.m. EDT

Alert

Flood Warning until 11:45AM

The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a

* Flood Warning for... Garrett County in western Maryland... Monongalia County in northern West Virginia... Preston County in northeastern West Virginia... Marion County in northern West Virginia...

* Until 1145 AM EDT.

* At 545 AM EDT, radar indicated moderate to occasionally heavy rain in the warned area. Additional waves of moderate to heavy rain are expected through the morning. Combined with runoff from earlier, flooding of creeks and streams is expected, as well as some roads. FLOODING... Expected. ESTIMATED RAINFALL... Up to 2.5 inches. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL...Up to 2 inches.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Morgantown... Fairmont... Westover... Kingwood... Mountain Lake Park... Mannington... Oakland... Star City... Terra Alta... Rowlesburg... Bayard... Bittinger... Please report flooding by calling 412-262-1988, posting to the NWS Pittsburgh Facebook page, or using Twitter @NWSPITTSBURGH.

* AFFECTED AREAS: MARION, WV ... MONONGALIA, WV ... GARRETT, MD ... PRESTON, WV

Instructions:

Turn around, don't drown. Most flood fatalities occur in vehicles. Runoff from heavy rainfall will flood small streams, poor-drainage areas and low-lying spots.

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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:
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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