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Flood Warning extended to 2:45 p.m. Friday

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD WARNING FOR… SOUTHEASTERN POCAHONTAS COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA…

* UNTIL 2:45 PM EDT

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR… NORTHEASTERN POCAHONTAS COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA… RANDOLPH COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA… NORTHEASTERN UPSHUR COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA… BARBOUR COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA… TAYLOR COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA…

* AT 643 AM EDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN THAT WILL CAUSE FLOODING. THREE TO FIVE INCHES OF RAIN FELL OVER THE PAST 12 HOURS…AND SOME LOCAL STREAMS AND RIVERS ARE APPROACHING FLOOD STAGE. TYGART VALLEY RIVER AT MILL CREEK IS NEAR BANKFULL AND STILL RISING. ALSO THE SHAVERS FORK OF THE CHEAT RIVER IS NEAR BANKFULL AND STILL RISING.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE… ELKINS…GRAFTON…PHILIPPI…CASS SCENIC RAILROAD…GREENBANK… AUDRA STATE PARK…BELINGTON…MILL CREEK…DAILEY…SNOWSHOE… MINGO…BEVERLY…JUNIOR…FLEMINGTON…DURBIN… WOMELSDORF (COALTON)…HUTTONSVILLE…MONTROSE… VALLEY FALLS AND PHEASANT RUN.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BARBOUR … POCAHONTAS … RANDOLPH … TAYLOR … UPSHUR

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