Areal Flood Watch:
Issued at: 10:14 am EST on March 3, 2015, expires at: 7:00 AM EST on March 05, 2015
- ...Flood Watch remains in effect from 7 PM EST this evening through Thursday morning... The Flood Watch continues for
- portions of northeast Kentucky...southeast Ohio...southwest Virginia and West Virginia.
- From 7 PM EST this evening through Thursday morning
- a storm system will bring widespread rains and warmer temperatures tonight and Wednesday. One to three inches of rain is possible through the watch period. This rain coupled with snow melt could cause flooding of streams...creeks...and rivers throughout the region.
- Small stream and creek flooding will be possible Tuesday night through Wednesday...with minor to moderate flooding along larger rivers possible Wednesday through Thursday.
- Persons along streams...creeks...and rivers should monitor water levels and be prepared to take action should flooding develop. Precautionary/preparedness actions... 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.
Freezing Rain Advisory, Winter Storm Watch:
Issued at: 9:54 am EST on March 3, 2015, expires at: 7:00 PM EST on March 05, 2015
- ...Freezing Rain Advisory remains in effect until 1 PM EST this afternoon... ...Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Wednesday evening through Thursday evening...
- locations...Pocahontas and Randolph counties
- hazard types...freezing rain this morning. Snow and sleet for Wednesday night and snow on Thursday.
- Ice accumulations this morning...a tenth of an inch or less. Some sleet may occur as well.
- Snow accumulations...4 to 8 inches.
- Timing...freezing rain primarily through 11 am. Wednesday night and Thursday for snow and sleet.
- Impacts...untreated roads and sidewalks could become extremely slippery.
- Temperatures this morning...in the upper 20s...rising into the low to mid 30s by midday. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Freezing Rain Advisory means that periods of freezing rain or freezing drizzle will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads. Slow down and use caution while driving. Please report 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. A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant snow...sleet...or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts. 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.