Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Watch
National Weather Service Charleston WV
322 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

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Perry-Morgan-Athens-Washington-Jackson OH-Vinton-Meigs-Gallia-
Lawrence OH-Wood-Pleasants-Tyler-
Including the cities of New Lexington, Crooksville, Somerset,
McConnelsville, Stockport, Athens, Marietta, Belpre, Jackson,
Wellston, Oak Hill, McArthur, Hamden, Pomeroy, Gallipolis,
Ironton, South Point, Parkersburg, Vienna, St. Marys, Belmont,
Paden City, Sistersville, and Middlebourne
322 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southeast Ohio and northern
  West Virginia, including the following areas, in southeast
  Ohio, Athens, Gallia, Jackson OH, Lawrence OH, Meigs, Morgan,
  Perry, Vinton, and Washington. In northern West Virginia,
  Pleasants, Tyler, and Wood.

* Until 2 PM EDT this afternoon.

* Several rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected through
  the morning. Some areas within the watch have already received
  around an inch of rainfall, with an additional 1 to 2 inches
  expected where repetitive storms occur.

* In these localized areas fast rises on creeks and streams and
  streams is expected to lead to potential flash flooding.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

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