Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
000
WGUS61 KRLX 022122
FFARLX

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
522 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...EXCESSIVE RAINFALL ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL APPALACHIANS
AND MIDDLE OHIO VALLEY TONIGHT...

KYZ101>103-105-OHZ075-076-085>087-VAZ003-004-WVZ005>011-013>020-
024>040-046-047-030530-
/O.CON.KRLX.FF.A.0005.000000T0000Z-160503T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GREENUP-CARTER-BOYD-LAWRENCE KY-ATHENS-WASHINGTON-MEIGS-GALLIA-
LAWRENCE OH-DICKENSON-BUCHANAN-WAYNE-CABELL-MASON-JACKSON WV-WOOD-
PLEASANTS-TYLER-LINCOLN-PUTNAM-KANAWHA-ROANE-WIRT-CALHOUN-RITCHIE-
DODDRIDGE-MINGO-LOGAN-BOONE-CLAY-BRAXTON-GILMER-LEWIS-HARRISON-
TAYLOR-MCDOWELL-WYOMING-RALEIGH-FAYETTE-NICHOLAS-WEBSTER-UPSHUR-
BARBOUR-POCAHONTAS-RANDOLPH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLATWOODS...GREENUP...GRAYSON...
OLIVE HILL...ASHLAND...LOUISA...ATHENS...MARIETTA...BELPRE...
POMEROY...GALLIPOLIS...IRONTON...SOUTH POINT...CLINTWOOD...
GRUNDY...VANSANT...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...WILLIAMSON...LOGAN...CHAPMANVILLE...MAN...MADISON...
CLAY...SUTTON...GASSAWAY...BURNSVILLE...GLENVILLE...WESTON...
CLARKSBURG...BRIDGEPORT...GRAFTON...WELCH...GARY...WAR...
MULLENS...OCEANA...PINEVILLE...BECKLEY...OAK HILL...
FAYETTEVILLE...SUMMERSVILLE...RICHWOOD...CRAIGSVILLE...
WEBSTER SPRINGS...BUCKHANNON...PHILIPPI...BELINGTON...MARLINTON...
ELKINS
522 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

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

* THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING

* PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA HAD ALREADY RECEIVED OVER ONE
  INCH OF RAINFALL TODAY ALONE...AND THE SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO
  BRING 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN TO THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH AREA WHEN
  ALL IS SAID AND DONE BY TUESDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST OF THE
  RAINFALL IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS.

* HEAVY RAIN...COMBINED WITH ALREADY SATURATED SOILS...WILL
  LIKELY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING IN SOME AREAS...AS ALREADY SWOLLEN
  STREAMS AND RIVERS COULD RISE RAPIDLY AND OVERFLOW THEIR BANKS.

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.

&&

$$

TRM



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.