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Barbour County OEM / 911
Sunday September 9th, 2018 :: 02:57 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Flood Watch until 08:00PM Monday

The National Weather Service in Charleston has expanded the

* Flood Watch to include portions of central West Virginia, northern West Virginia, and southern West Virginia, including the following areas, in central West Virginia, Braxton, Calhoun, Clay, Gilmer, and Roane. In northern West Virginia, Barbour, Lewis, and Upshur. In southern West Virginia, Boone, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Mingo, and Putnam.

* Through Monday evening

* Rain, heavy at times, persisting into Monday. Thunderstorms are also possible. Some streams are likely to rise out of their banks, especially larger streams and creeks.

* Runoff from the heavy rain is likely to flood urban and other poor drainage areas. Flooded streams and creeks are likely to result in water over roads and into buildings.

* AFFECTED AREAS: MINGO ... CLAY ... BRAXTON ... BARBOUR ... PUTNAM ... ROANE ... KANAWHA ... BOONE ... UPSHUR ... GILMER ... CALHOUN ... LEWIS ... LINCOLN ... LOGAN

Instructions:

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

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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:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Watch

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