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Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State WEST VIRGINIA
County/Area GRANT
WFO LWX
Begin Date 04/28/2011 01:00:00 EST-5
Begin Range 0
Begin Azimuth N
Begin Location MAYSVILLE
Begin Lat/Lon 39.12/-79.17
End Date 04/28/2011 03:00:00 EST-5
End Range 1
End Azimuth E
End Location MAYSVILLE
End Lat/Lon 39.12/-79.15
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 5.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A strong cold front slowly passed through the region during the morning of the 28th A southerly flow ahead of the front caused deep moisture over the area. The cold front combined with the instability to trigger showers and thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall rates. Slow moving and training convection combined to produce flash flooding in some locations, with rainfall measurements approaching 1.5 in places.
Event Narrative Numerous reports of flash flooding in and around Maysville. Structural damage incurred at residence in Maysville. Multiple roads were closed.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
BURLINGTON MINERAL CO. WV 04/28/2011 01:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
STEBY GRANT CO. WV 04/28/2011 01:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
STEBY GRANT CO. WV 04/28/2011 01:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MAYSVILLE GRANT CO. WV 04/28/2011 01:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
AUGUSTA HAMPSHIRE CO. WV 04/28/2011 01:30 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BERKELEY SPGS MORGAN CO. WV 04/28/2011 03:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 5.00K 0.00K