Flash Flood Warning for NW Athens Co until 1115AM, Wed, 3/1/17, seek shelter if threatened!

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The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Northwestern Athens County until 1115 AM.

At 822 AM, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

Some locations that will experience flooding include Athens, Nelsonville, Glouster, Chauncey, Buchtel, Jacksonville, Murray City, Trimble.

Multiple rounds of showers and storms have hit the warned area with more rain falling. Upwards of 2 inches of rain has already fallen.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS; Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

Please report Severe Weather to the National Weather Service by calling toll free, 800 401 9535, when you can do so safely.

You may also report severe weather by posting your report to the Charleston West Virginia National Weather Service Facebook Page, or by using the Twitter Hashtag, #NWSRLX.

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