8/5/2022 9:09:00 PM until 8/5/2022 9:30:00 PM EXPIRED
If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.
Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm and may lead to
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect. Heavy downpours could cause
rapid rises in water. If rising water is observed, move to higher
ground. Do not drive into areas covered by water.
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.
A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of western Raleigh and
northeastern Wyoming Counties through 930 PM EDT...
At 906 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 8
miles north of Twin Falls State Park, or 12 miles northeast of
Pineville, moving northeast at 15 mph.
HAZARD...Heavy downpours and potential flooding.
IMPACT...Due to previous rainfall and flooding issue earlier today,
current rainfall could produce minor flooding issues in
flood prone areas, especially where the greatest rainfall
amounts were observed from earlier.
Locations impacted include...
Pineville, Mullens, Oceana, Sophia, Crab Orchard, Coal City, Twin
Falls State Park, Macarthur, Lester, Rhodell, Bolt, Arnett,
Kopperston, Glen Daniel and Maben.
This includes West Virginia Turnpike near mile marker 40.
MAX HAIL SIZE...0.00 IN
MAX WIND GUST...<30 MPH