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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 1:55 AM EST on March 05, 2015

Expires 7:00 PM EST on March 05, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 7 PM EST this
evening...

* locations... Lawrence County Kentucky and portions of western
and northern West Virginia

* hazard types... snow.

* Snow accumulations... 8 to 12 inches for northeast Kentucky and
the tri state area. 4 to 6 inches in the Kanawha valley and
southeast West Virginia... including the Charleston and Beckley
area. 8 to 10 inches in the northern West Virginia lowlands and
the northern West Virginia mountains.

* Timing... rain will change to snow by 10 PM tonight. The snow...
   heavy at times... will continue through the first half of
Thursday.

* Impacts... untreated roads and sidewalks could become snow and
ice covered. Reduced visibilities... below one mile at times...
can be expected. Snow could cause downed tree limbs and power
outages.

* Temperatures... in the mid 20s.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow
are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an
emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight... food...
and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

Please report snow... sleet and ice accumulations to the National
Weather Service by calling toll free... 800-401-9535... when you
can do so safely. This phone number is to be used for reporting
purposes only.

You can also report winter weather by posting your report to the
Charleston West Virginia National Weather Service facebook Page...
or by using the twitter hashtag... nwsrlx.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or your favorite source of
weather information for the latest updates.

Additional details can also be found at www.Weather.Gov/rlx.




Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 6:24 AM EST on March 05, 2015

Expires 9:00 AM EST on March 05, 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
the Coal River at tornado.
* At 6:15 am Thursday the stage was 26.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 27.0 feet by this morning.
The river will fall below flood stage tonight.
* At stages near 27.0 feet... Coal River Road is flooded in several places along
river. Smith Creek Road and Ferrell roads are impassable.
* A crest near 27.0 feet compares to a previous crest of 25.5 feet on March 14
2010.


Lat... Lon 3840 8189 3830 8171 3818 8167 3818 8188



353 am EST Thu Mar 5 2015

The National Weather Service in Charleston has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
northeastern Boone County in West Virginia...
southern Braxton County in West Virginia...
this includes the city of Sutton...
northeastern Cabell County in West Virginia...
southern Calhoun County in West Virginia...
Clay County in West Virginia...
this includes the city of Clay...
northwestern Fayette County in West Virginia...
Jackson County in West Virginia...
this includes the city of Ripley...
Kanawha County in West Virginia...
this includes the cities of... Nitro... Charleston...
northeastern Lincoln County in West Virginia...
Mason County in West Virginia...
this includes the cities of... Pomeroy... Point Pleasant...
Putnam County in West Virginia...
this includes the city of Winfield...
Roane County in West Virginia...
this includes the city of Spencer...

* until 900 am EST

* at 353 am EST runoff and snowmelt continue to cause flooding on
some rivers... creeks... and streams. Additionally... country roads and
farmlands along the banks of rivers... creeks... streams and other low
lying areas are subject to flooding.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or has been reported.
All interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding. If flooding is observed act quickly. Move up to
higher ground to escape flood waters. Do not stay in areas subject to
flooding when water begins rising.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
safely. Move to higher ground.

Please report high water to the National Weather Service by calling
toll free... 800-401-9535... when you can do so safely.

You may also report high water by posting your report to the
Charleston West Virginia National Weather Service facebook Page... or
by using the twitter hashtag... nwsrlx.


Lat... Lon 3861 8217 3879 8222 3903 8203 3888 8189
      3893 8176 3908 8181 3910 8175 3901 8153
      3892 8151 3893 8127 3884 8101 3872 8098
      3878 8086 3865 8050 3851 8087 3849 8082
      3827 8122 3799 8143 3832 8212 3852 8231


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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 5:29 AM EST on March 05, 2015

Expires 7:00 AM EST on March 05, 2015


... Flood Watch remains in effect until 7 am EST this morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northeast Kentucky... southeast Ohio... southwest
Virginia and West Virginia... including the following areas...
in northeast Kentucky... Boyd... Carter... Greenup and Lawrence
KY. In southeast Ohio... Athens... Gallia... Lawrence OH... Meigs
and Washington. In southwest Virginia... Buchanan and
Dickenson. In West Virginia... Barbour... Boone... Braxton...
Cabell... Calhoun... Clay... Doddridge... Fayette... Gilmer...
Harrison... Jackson WV... Kanawha... Lewis... Lincoln... Logan...
Mason... McDowell... Mingo... Nicholas... Pleasants... Pocahontas...
   Putnam... Raleigh... Randolph... Ritchie... Roane... Taylor...
Tyler... Upshur... Wayne... Webster... Wirt... wood and Wyoming.

* Until 7 am EST this morning

* the widespread rain that caused water problems on Wednesday and
Wednesday night had transitioned to sleet and wet snow.
However... runoff was acting to continue the water problems this
morning. Many County flood warnings were still active... for
stream and creek flooding.

* Minor to moderate flooding will also be likely through today
along a few of the larger rivers.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

The Flood Watch means the potential for additional flooding
continues.

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.







Local Storm Report



03/05/2015 0511 am

6 miles WSW of Charleston, Kanawha County.

Snow m2.5 inch, reported by NWS office.





03/05/2015 0520 am

St. Albans, Kanawha County.

Snow m3.5 inch, reported by public.





03/05/2015 0511 am

6 miles WSW of Charleston, Kanawha County.

Snow m2.5 inch, reported by NWS office.





03/05/2015 0520 am

St. Albans, Kanawha County.

Snow m3.5 inch, reported by public.





03/05/2015 0520 am

St. Albans, Kanawha County.

Snow m3.5 inch, reported by public.






03/05/2015 0520 am

St. Albans, Kanawha County.

Snow m3.5 inch, reported by public.






03/05/2015 0511 am

6 miles WSW of Charleston, Kanawha County.

Snow m2.5 inch, reported by NWS office.






03/05/2015 0511 am

6 miles WSW of Charleston, Kanawha County.

Snow m2.5 inch, reported by NWS office.






03/04/2015 0812 PM

Sissonville, Kanawha County.

Flood, reported by public.


            Route 21 Sissonville drive flooded at Spring Branch
            near i77 at mm 114 and at Pocatalico creek near i77 at
            mm 116.





03/04/2015 0812 PM

Sissonville, Kanawha County.

Flood, reported by public.


            Route 21 Sissonville drive flooded at Spring Branch
            near i77 at mm 114 and at Pocatalico creek near i77 at
            mm 116.





03/04/2015 0732 PM

2 miles S of south charlest, Kanawha County.

Heavy rain m1.55 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            24 hour total... most has fallen since midnight





03/04/2015 0732 PM

2 miles S of south charlest, Kanawha County.

Heavy rain m1.55 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            24 hour total... most has fallen since midnight





03/04/2015 1200 PM

Cross Lanes, Kanawha County.

Flood, reported by broadcast media.


            New Goff Mountain Road flooded




03/04/2015 1245 PM

Pratt, Kanawha County.

Flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Sr61 flooded/closed just west of Pratt town limits --
            near Paint Creek




03/04/2015 0700 am

Cross Lanes, Kanawha County.

Flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Flooding of old Goff Mountain Rd due to poor drainage.




03/04/2015 0702 am

Elkview, Kanawha County.

Flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Portions Elk River Rd south flooded due to poor
            drainage.




03/04/2015 0704 am

4 miles SSW of Sissonville, Kanawha County.

Flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Mudslide blocking Martins branch in area of the Rock
            Quarry.




03/04/2015 0420 PM

3 miles N of Sissonville, Kanawha County.

Flood, reported by dept of highways.


            Haines branch Road closed at i77 -- high water along
            Haines creek




03/04/2015 0515 PM

St. Albans, Kanawha County.

Heavy rain m1.70 inch, reported by public.


            Storm total on Green Valley drive since Tuesday
            afternoon




03/04/2015 1200 PM

Cross Lanes, Kanawha County.

Flood, reported by broadcast media.


            New Goff Mountain Road flooded




03/04/2015 1245 PM

Pratt, Kanawha County.

Flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Sr61 flooded/closed just west of Pratt town limits --
            near Paint Creek




03/04/2015 0700 am

Cross Lanes, Kanawha County.

Flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Flooding of old Goff Mountain Rd due to poor drainage.




03/04/2015 0702 am

Elkview, Kanawha County.

Flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Portions Elk River Rd south flooded due to poor
            drainage.




03/04/2015 0704 am

4 miles SSW of Sissonville, Kanawha County.

Flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Mudslide blocking Martins branch in area of the Rock
            Quarry.




03/04/2015 0420 PM

3 miles N of Sissonville, Kanawha County.

Flood, reported by dept of highways.


            Haines branch Road closed at i77 -- high water along
            Haines creek




03/04/2015 0515 PM

St. Albans, Kanawha County.

Heavy rain m1.70 inch, reported by public.


            Storm total on Green Valley drive since Tuesday
            afternoon




03/04/2015 0515 PM

St. Albans, Kanawha County.

Heavy rain m1.70 inch, reported by public.


            Storm total on Green Valley drive since Tuesday
            afternoon





03/04/2015 0515 PM

St. Albans, Kanawha County.

Heavy rain m1.70 inch, reported by public.


            Storm total on Green Valley drive since Tuesday
            afternoon





03/04/2015 0515 PM

St. Albans, Kanawha County.

Heavy rain m1.70 inch, reported by public.


            Storm total on Green Valley drive since Tuesday
            afternoon





03/04/2015 0420 PM

3 miles N of Sissonville, Kanawha County.

Flood, reported by dept of highways.


            Haines branch Road closed at i77 -- high water along
            Haines creek





03/04/2015 0420 PM

3 miles N of Sissonville, Kanawha County.

Flood, reported by dept of highways.


            Haines branch Road closed at i77 -- high water along
            Haines creek





03/04/2015 1200 PM

Cross Lanes, Kanawha County.

Flood, reported by broadcast media.


            New Goff Mountain Road flooded





03/04/2015 1200 PM

Cross Lanes, Kanawha County.

Flood, reported by broadcast media.


            New Goff Mountain Road flooded





03/04/2015 1245 PM

Pratt, Kanawha County.

Flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Sr61 flooded/closed just west of Pratt town limits --
            near Paint Creek





03/04/2015 1245 PM

Pratt, Kanawha County.

Flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Sr61 flooded/closed just west of Pratt town limits --
            near Paint Creek





03/04/2015 0704 am

4 miles SSW of Sissonville, Kanawha County.

Flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Mudslide blocking Martins branch in area of the Rock
            Quarry.





03/04/2015 0704 am

4 miles SSW of Sissonville, Kanawha County.

Flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Mudslide blocking Martins branch in area of the Rock
            Quarry.





03/04/2015 0702 am

Elkview, Kanawha County.

Flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Portions Elk River Rd south flooded due to poor
            drainage.





03/04/2015 0702 am

Elkview, Kanawha County.

Flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Portions Elk River Rd south flooded due to poor
            drainage.





03/04/2015 0700 am

Cross Lanes, Kanawha County.

Flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Flooding of old Goff Mountain Rd due to poor drainage.





03/04/2015 0700 am

Cross Lanes, Kanawha County.

Flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Flooding of old Goff Mountain Rd due to poor drainage.



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 6:23 AM EST on March 05, 2015


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 24
hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation
is extended to Highway departments... cooperative observers... Skywarn
spotters and media for these reports. This summary is also available
on our home Page at weather.Gov/rlx

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Kentucky

... Boyd County...
   3 S Cannonsburg 7.0 502 am 3/05 public

... Carter County...
   Olive Hill 8.0 249 am 3/05 public

... Greenup County...
   Flatwoods 6.0 133 am 3/05 public
   2 W Warnock 5.0 1037 PM 3/04 32 degrees

... Lawrence County...
   Fallsburg 5.0 512 am 3/05 Emergency Mngr
   Louisa 3.5 512 am 3/05 Emergency Mngr

Ohio

... Athens County...
   Athens 6.8 521 am 3/05 public
   4 N Athens 3.0 1124 PM 3/04 public

... Gallia County...
   7 E Oak Hill 10.0 245 am 3/05 public

... Jackson County...
   Oak Hill 10.0 338 am 3/05 public

... Lawrence County...
   Ironton 9.0 523 am 3/05 public

... Meigs County...
   Pomeroy 12.0 544 am 3/05 public
   Racine 10.0 527 am 3/05 public

... Washington County...
   Marietta 5.0 1230 am 3/05 public

West Virginia

... Barbour County...
   Belington 2.0 140 am 3/05 public
   Philippi 2.0 1126 PM 3/04 amateur radio

... Cabell County...
   Huntington 6.5 145 am 3/05 trained spotter

... Doddridge County...
   West Union 3.0 1217 am 3/05 public

... Gilmer County...
   Glenville 5.0 616 am 3/05 public

... Harrison County...
   Wallace 9.8 540 am 3/05 public
   Shinnston 7.0 522 am 3/05 public
   1 W Bridgeport 3.0 1237 am 3/05 broadcast media
   Bridgeport 1.8 1025 PM 3/04 broadcast media

... Jackson County...
   Ravenswood 6.5 529 am 3/05 public
   Gay 6.0 500 am 3/05 public
   given 4.0 1152 PM 3/04 public

... Kanawha County...
   St. Albans 3.5 520 am 3/05 public
   6 WSW Charleston 2.5 511 am 3/05 NWS office

... Lewis County...
   Jackson Mill 5.0 528 am 3/05 public
   5 N Weston 3.0 1233 am 3/05 public

... Lincoln County...
   West Hamlin 6.0 617 am 3/05 public

... Mason County...
   Point Pleasant 9.5 340 am 3/05 public
   Leon 8.0 517 am 3/05 public
   Mason 5.0 114 am 3/05 public

... Pleasants County...
   Arvilla 5.0 100 am 3/05 public

... Putnam County...
   hurricane 5.0 531 am 3/05 public
   5 ENE Culloden 5.0 1216 am 3/05 public
   1 E Winfield 3.0 1204 am 3/05 measured in Red House.

... Raleigh County...
   Beckley 1.7 1046 PM 3/04 broadcast media

... Ritchie County...
   Pennsboro 8.0 522 am 3/05 public

... Roane County...
   Reedy 6.0 521 am 3/05 public

... Tyler County...
   Sistersville 4.0 1238 am 3/05 public

... Wood County...
   Davisville 11.0 546 am 3/05 public
   Washington 9.0 433 am 3/05 public
   Parkersburg 8.5 447 am 3/05 public
   Vienna 7.0 524 am 3/05 public


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Alaska - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning, Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
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Colorado - Avalanche Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
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Louisiana - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
Maryland - Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
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Rhode Island - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
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Tennessee - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Warning, Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Virginia - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
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Wisconsin - Record Report
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