Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
424 AM EDT TUE APR 14 2015

KYZ101>103-105-OHZ086-087-WVZ005>007-013-141230-
BOYD KY-CABELL WV-CARTER KY-GALLIA OH-GREENUP KY-LAWRENCE OH-
LAWRENCE KY-LINCOLN WV-MASON WV-WAYNE WV-
424 AM EDT TUE APR 14 2015

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR GREENUP...CARTER...BOYD AND LAWRENCE
COUNTIES IN KENTUCKY...AND LAWRENCE AND SOUTHERN GALLIA COUNTIES IN
SOUTHEAST OHIO...AND WAYNE...CABELL...LINCOLN AND SOUTHWESTERN MASON
COUNTIES IN WEST VIRGINIA UNTIL 830 AM EDT...

AT 418 AM EDT...SHOWERS WITH VERY HEAVY RAIN WERE MOVING SOUTHEAST
AT 20 MPH.

VERY HEAVY RAIN WILL FALL FROM THESE STORMS...AND WILL CAUSE WATER TO
POND ON ROADS AND QUICKLY FILL ROADSIDE DITCHES AND SMALL STREAMS.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

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.

YOU MAY REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER BY POSTING YOUR REPORT TO THE
CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FACEBOOK PAGE...OR
BY USING THE TWITTER HASHTAG...NWSRLX.

LAT...LON 3850 8319 3858 8309 3864 8286 3858 8281
      3860 8275 3866 8277 3881 8217 3803 8196
      3790 8245 3796 8253 3789 8268 3799 8294
      3796 8300 3802 8302 3812 8290 3817 8292
      3818 8306 3826 8317 3823 8322 3843 8324

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