Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
622 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

...SCATTERED STORMS WITH LOCALIZED DOWNPOURS COULD CAUSE
FLOODING...

KYZ101>103-105-OHZ075-076-083>087-WVZ005>011-013>020-026>030-
037>039-046-047-290200-
/O.CON.KRLX.FF.A.0003.000000T0000Z-160429T0200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GREENUP-CARTER-BOYD-LAWRENCE KY-ATHENS-WASHINGTON-JACKSON OH-
VINTON-MEIGS-GALLIA-LAWRENCE OH-WAYNE-CABELL-MASON-JACKSON WV-
WOOD-PLEASANTS-TYLER-LINCOLN-PUTNAM-KANAWHA-ROANE-WIRT-CALHOUN-
RITCHIE-DODDRIDGE-BOONE-CLAY-BRAXTON-GILMER-LEWIS-NICHOLAS-
WEBSTER-UPSHUR-POCAHONTAS-RANDOLPH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLATWOODS...GREENUP...GRAYSON...
OLIVE HILL...ASHLAND...LOUISA...ATHENS...MARIETTA...BELPRE...
JACKSON...WELLSTON...OAK HILL...MCARTHUR...HAMDEN...POMEROY...
GALLIPOLIS...IRONTON...SOUTH POINT...KENOVA...CEREDO...WAYNE...
HUNTINGTON...POINT PLEASANT...NEW HAVEN...RAVENSWOOD...RIPLEY...
PARKERSBURG...VIENNA...ST. MARYS...BELMONT...PADEN CITY...
SISTERSVILLE...MIDDLEBOURNE...HARTS...ALUM CREEK...HAMLIN...
TEAYS VALLEY...HURRICANE...CHARLESTON...SOUTH CHARLESTON...
SAINT ALBANS...SPENCER...ELIZABETH...GRANTSVILLE...HARRISVILLE...
PENNSBORO...WEST UNION...MADISON...CLAY...SUTTON...GASSAWAY...
BURNSVILLE...GLENVILLE...WESTON...SUMMERSVILLE...RICHWOOD...
CRAIGSVILLE...WEBSTER SPRINGS...BUCKHANNON...MARLINTON...ELKINS
622 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...SOUTHEAST OHIO AND WEST
  VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN NORTHEAST
  KENTUCKY...BOYD...CARTER...GREENUP AND LAWRENCE KY. IN
  SOUTHEAST OHIO...ATHENS...GALLIA...JACKSON OH...LAWRENCE OH...
  MEIGS...VINTON AND WASHINGTON. IN WEST VIRGINIA...BOONE...
  BRAXTON...CABELL...CALHOUN...CLAY...DODDRIDGE...GILMER...
  JACKSON WV...KANAWHA...LEWIS...LINCOLN...MASON...NICHOLAS...
  PLEASANTS...POCAHONTAS...PUTNAM...RANDOLPH...RITCHIE...ROANE...
   TYLER...UPSHUR...WAYNE...WEBSTER...WIRT AND WOOD.

* UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE DEVELOPING THIS AFTERNOON
  AND THIS EVENING. SOME OF THESE STORMS COULD PRODUCED
  LOCALIZED DOWNPOURS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES IN A SHORT PERIOD OF
  TIME. THESE DOWNPOURS COUPLED WITH THE ALREADY WET GROUND FROM
  PREVIOUS RAINS... COULD CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING OF SMALL
  STREAMS AND CREEKS... LOW LYING AREAS AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.

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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