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Gradually starting to dry out

HERE IS THE LATEST WEATHER SYNOPSIS... Light rain will continue across the area for the first part of the day, however, the system will finally start to drift east today, with rain gradually tapering to light drizzle, before drier weather takes hold for the upcoming week. There is a possibility for patchy light freezing drizzle across the northern mountains late tonight into Monday, mainly above 4000 feet elevation. A weak wave Monday night may again reintroduce a drizzly mix to the northern mountains, with light snow or flurries also possible, as the air mass gets colder. After a dry and chilly Tuesday, high pressure continues the dry weather through the middle of the week, while ushering in a warming trend. The next major system arrives Thursday with widespread rain expected. Behind the system, snow showers may greet the start of next weekend, at least in the mountains.

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River Conditions at: 04:30 AM 12/16/2018

Location
Flood
Stage (ft.)
Observed
(ft.)
Crest (ft.)Forecast for 7AM
Mon.Tue.Wed.Thu.
Coal River
Whitesville2013.71-----
Big Coal River155.95-----
Danville25------
Tornado2512.4813.413.112.211.6-
Duck Creek
Macksburg1312.97-----
Whipple129.55-----
Elk River
Sutton Lake-814.28-----
Clifton Ford136.70-----
Replete-7.25-----
Guardian116.34-----
Sutton Lake Pool-898.76-----
Herold127.51-----
Frametown186.63-----
Clay185.47-----
Queen Shoals197.268.48.17.46.6-
Elk Two Mile12------
Gauley River
Williams River at Dyer10.54.80-----
Cranberry River abv Richwood134.92-----
Meadow River at Hines147.10-----
Meadow River at Nallen158.87-----
Belva206.62-----
Summersville Lake-1362.69-----
Camden-on-Gauley196.757.56.25.54.8-
Greenbrier River
Minnehaha15------
Buckeye157.417.96.35.44.6-
Marlinton10------
Cloverlick132.20-----
Durbin71.41-----
Guyandotte River
Island Creek102.87-----
Clear Fork114.48-----
RD Bailey Lake Pool-1022.111022.111012.01012.0--
Branchland3011.92-----
Logan2311.0511.27.36.56.2-
Man159.65-----
RD Bailey Lake-889.69-----
Baileysville176.06-----
Pineville133.90-----
Kanawha River
Kanawha Falls2710.5012.612.612.010.9-
London Locks-14.48-----
Marmet Locks-18.20-----
South Side Bridge3012.3015.915.715.013.4-
Old Lock 6-21.24-----
Abv Winfield Locks-17.99-----
Hocking River
Enterprise128.71-----
Athens2011.6213.413.411.19.0-
Tom Jenkins-723.30-----
Glouster1612.93-----
Milfield2518.31-----
Doanville1611.61-----
Hurricane Creek
Hurricane176.51-----
Levisa Fork
Grundy-5.80-----
Big Rock206.18-----
Bartlick3510.81-----
Haysi195.325.45.34.94.4-
Norland144.73-----
John Flannagan Lake-1382.711382.711381.21381.1--
Clintwood134.17-----
Little Kanawha River
Wildcat-6.64-----
Burnsville-777.40-----
Burnsville Lake Tailwater-756.72-----
blo Burnville138.21-----
Glenville2312.9312.936.96.05.4-
Grantsville3619.0419.0414.112.311.1-
Rocksdale-11.57-----
Elizabeth3617.2419.119.017.816.8-
Little Sandy River
Grayson Lake-38.39-----
Grayson Lake Outflow-587.47-----
Leon315.44-----
Grayson217.2910.09.17.46.5-
Middle Island Creek
Middlebourne161.70-----
Little141.82-----
Mud River
Myra10------
Milton192.56-----
Palermo-------
Muskingum River
Dresden2011.58-----
Zanesville2511.9213.213.112.912.311.9
McConnelsville117.207.206.56.55.9-
Beverly2924.5024.5020.921.020.019.3
Ohio River
Willow Island3718.7125.525.524.322.120.0
Marietta Pumphouse3519.6125.425.224.422.220.4
Parkersburg3623.5226.526.525.724.122.8
Belleville3519.0626.726.625.121.919.4
Racine Lock4118.7930.129.928.023.820.6
Pomeroy46------
Point Pleasant4025.9232.331.331.829.127.4
RC Byrd Lock5022.3337.636.537.032.629.2
Huntington5028.6339.637.639.636.833.1
Ashland5235.7942.940.642.940.537.6
Ironton5235.02-----
Lloyd Greenup5425.8743.438.343.142.336.9
Pocatalico River
Sissonville3011.22-----
Raccoon Creek
Ewington-9.20-----
Adamsville2111.73-----
Bollins Mills1411.48-----
Shavers Fork
Cheat Bridge207.53-----
Bowden136.72-----
Bemis16------
Tug Fork River
Kermit3819.17-----
Williamson2714.0414.0411.710.39.0-
Matewan22------
Litwar24-4.84.33.53.1-
Welch175.71-----
Twelvepole Creek
East Lynn Lake-659.23-----
Beach Fork Dam-588.20-----
Wayne-13.10-----
East Lynn Lake TW-------
Dunlow-7.11-----
Tygart Valley River
Audra104.92-----
Ellamore135.80-----
Adolph103.30-----
Buckannon2312.17-----
Alton143.00-----
Tygart Dam-1043.23-----
Tygart Lake-7.52-----
Philippi195.917.57.56.45.4-
Belington147.67-----
Elkins-7.26-----
Dailey145.685.685.34.23.5-
Mill Creek117.30-----
Valley Head123.80-----
Tygart Creek
Greenup207.26-----
West Fork River
Stonewall Jackson TW-8.96-----
Weston177.35-----
Butcherville164.12-----
Clarksburg146.626.626.05.44.7-
Enterprise178.90-----
Stonewall Jackson LP-1068.211069.01069.01069.01068.7-


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