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Greenbrier County Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Wednesday July 27th, 2022 :: 03:54 a.m. EDT


Flash Flood Warning until 07:45AM

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Greenbrier County in southeastern West Virginia...

* Until 745 AM EDT.

* At 353 AM EDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated heavy rain falling across the warned area. Between 2 and 2.5 inches of rain have fallen since midnight. Additional rainfall amounts of 1.5 to 2 inches are possible in the warned area during the next couple of hours. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by heavy rain. SOURCE...Radar and automated gauges. IMPACT...Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage and low-lying areas.

* Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Lewisburg... White Sulphur Springs... Ronceverte... Rainelle... Alderson... Rupert... Quinwood... This includes the following streams and drainages... Beech Run, Coles Run, Boggs Run, Cold Knob Fork, Big Clear Creek, Beaver Creek, Boggs Creek, Anthony Creek, Burdette Creek, Dry Creek, Boulder Run, Dry Run, Burns Run and Big Run.



Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding. In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded roads. Find an alternate route.

Greenbrier County Homeland Security and Emergency Management
171 Arbuckle Ln
Maxwelton, WV 24957

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 304-645-5444

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Alert Details

Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Likely (p > ~50%)
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Flash Flood Warning

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