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January 16, 2013

Flood warnings issued by NWS for several counties

Fayette and Raleigh added, along with Summers, Greenbrier and Monroe

Flood warnings have been issued by the National Weather Service for several counties in The Register-Herald coverage area.

Warnings from NWS, 9:19 a.m., Jan. 16, 2013

Weather for Fayette County... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A * FLOOD WARNING FOR SMALL STREAMS IN... SOUTHWESTERN FAYETTE COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA... NORTH CENTRAL RALEIGH COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA... * UNTIL 1215 PM EST * AT 912 AM EST THE PAINT CREEK JUST SOUTH OF PAX WAS REPORTED AS COMING OUT OF ITS BANKS...AFFECTING THE AREA OF WEIRWOOD. A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED. ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY.

Weather for Raleigh County... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A * FLOOD WARNING FOR SMALL STREAMS IN... SOUTHWESTERN FAYETTE COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA... NORTH CENTRAL RALEIGH COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA... * UNTIL 1215 PM EST * AT 912 AM EST THE PAINT CREEK JUST SOUTH OF PAX WAS REPORTED AS COMING OUT OF ITS BANKS...AFFECTING THE AREA OF WEIRWOOD. A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED. ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY.

Previous warning...6:55 a.m., Jan. 16, 2013

BLACKSBURG, VA. — THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A * FLOOD WARNING FOR... BATH COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA... CITY OF COVINGTON IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA... ALLEGHANY COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA... SUMMERS COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA... GREENBRIER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA... MONROE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA... * UNTIL 1245 PM EST * AT 648 AM EST...ADDITIONAL MODERATE RAIN WAS STARTING TO MOVE BACK ACROSS THE REGION. UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAD ALREADY FALLEN SINCE TUESDAY AND MANY STREAMS AND CREEKS WERE NEAR BANKFULL. THIS ADDITIONAL RAINFALL WILL LIKELY CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALLER CREEKS AND STREAMS THROUGH EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. * SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE... JORDAN MINES...COVINGTON CITY...WARM SPRINGS...CLIFTON FORGE CITY...HOT SPRINGS...LEWISBURG...HINTON...WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS... RONCEVERTE...PIPESTEM...ALDERSON...RUPERT...UNION...MILLBORO... SANDSTONE...NEOLA...RENICK...CALLAGHAN...NATURAL WELL...INGALLS FIELD...CALLISON...HOLLINS...CARLOOVER...BACOVA JUNCTION... MAXWELTON...LEWISBURG AIRPORT...JUMPING BRANCH...BALLENGEE...HIX AND BUCK.

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