Dickenson Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 6:05 AM EDT Apr. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... A Flood Warning remains in effect until 1245 PM EDT Monday for
Dickenson and Buchanan counties...

Minor flooding has been reported across southwest Virginia, along
with numerous Road closures. Be alert during the morning commute for
the possibility of water covered roadways, and plan an alternate
Route should you encounter one.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Clintwood, Grundy, Haysi, breaks Interstate, Davenport, John
Flannagan Lake, Big Rock, Trammel, Paw Paw, Clinchco, Oakwood, Stacy,
Nora, Vansant, Hurley, McClure and Roseann.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous. Do not attempt to cross flooded roads. Find
an alternate Route.

Please report severe weather to the National Weather Service by
calling toll free, 800 401 9535, when you can do so safely.

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


Lat... Lon 3702 8248 3713 8255 3720 8255 3727 8235
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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:01 AM EDT Apr. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 2 PM EDT this
afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southwest Virginia and southern West Virginia,
including the following areas, in southwest Virginia, Buchanan
and Dickenson. In southern West Virginia, McDowell and
Wyoming.

* Until 2 PM EDT this afternoon

* one last wave of heavy rainfall affecting the area overnight
into Monday could lead to additional flash flooding,
particularly along flood prone creeks and streams, and adjacent
low lying areas.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should warnings be issued.



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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:01 AM EDT Apr. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 2 PM EDT this
afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southwest Virginia and southern West Virginia,
including the following areas, in southwest Virginia, Buchanan
and Dickenson. In southern West Virginia, McDowell and
Wyoming.

* Until 2 PM EDT this afternoon

* one last wave of heavy rainfall affecting the area overnight
into Monday could lead to additional flash flooding,
particularly along flood prone creeks and streams, and adjacent
low lying areas.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should warnings be issued.



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