Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
1259 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

KYZ101>103-105-OHZ066-067-075-076-083>087-WVZ005>010-013>017-
024>026-230600-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GREENUP-CARTER-BOYD-LAWRENCE KY-PERRY-MORGAN-ATHENS-WASHINGTON-
JACKSON OH-VINTON-MEIGS-GALLIA-LAWRENCE OH-WAYNE-CABELL-MASON-
JACKSON WV-WOOD-PLEASANTS-LINCOLN-PUTNAM-KANAWHA-ROANE-WIRT-MINGO-
LOGAN-BOONE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLATWOODS...GREENUP...GRAYSON...
OLIVE HILL...ASHLAND...LOUISA...NEW LEXINGTON...CROOKSVILLE...
SOMERSET...MCCONNELSVILLE...STOCKPORT...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...HARTS...
ALUM CREEK...HAMLIN...TEAYS VALLEY...HURRICANE...CHARLESTON...
SOUTH CHARLESTON...SAINT ALBANS...SPENCER...ELIZABETH...
WILLIAMSON...LOGAN...CHAPMANVILLE...MAN...MADISON
1259 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...
SOUTHEAST OHIO AND WEST VIRGINIA...THAT WAS POSTED EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING...HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

THE THREAT OF DOWNPOURS WAS DECREASING FOR THE REST OF THE NIGHT.


$$

VAZ003-004-WVZ011-018>020-027>040-046-047-230800-
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DICKENSON-BUCHANAN-TYLER-CALHOUN-RITCHIE-DODDRIDGE-CLAY-BRAXTON-
GILMER-LEWIS-HARRISON-TAYLOR-MCDOWELL-WYOMING-RALEIGH-FAYETTE-
NICHOLAS-WEBSTER-UPSHUR-BARBOUR-POCAHONTAS-RANDOLPH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLINTWOOD...GRUNDY...VANSANT...
PADEN CITY...SISTERSVILLE...MIDDLEBOURNE...GRANTSVILLE...
HARRISVILLE...PENNSBORO...WEST UNION...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
1259 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA AND WEST VIRGINIA...INCLUDING
  THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...BUCHANAN AND
  DICKENSON. IN WEST VIRGINIA...BARBOUR...BRAXTON...CALHOUN...
  CLAY...DODDRIDGE...FAYETTE...GILMER...HARRISON...LEWIS...
  MCDOWELL...NICHOLAS...POCAHONTAS...RALEIGH...RANDOLPH...
  RITCHIE...TAYLOR...TYLER...UPSHUR...WEBSTER AND WYOMING.

* UNTIL 4 AM EDT EARLY THIS MORNING

* LOCALIZED DOWNPOURS ARE STILL POSSIBLE. THE SOIL IN MANY AREAS
  IS WET FROM PREVIOUS RAIN. IF REPETITIVE...OR PROLONG...SHOWERS
  OCCUR...FLASH FLOODING ALONG SMALL STREAMS IS POSSIBLE. RAIN
  AMOUNTS AROUND 2 INCHES WITHIN A FEW HOURS WOULD BE A CONCERN.

* STRONG RISES ON SOME HEADWATER RIVERS COULD ALSO OCCUR INTO
  SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A DANGEROUS SITUATION.

IF YOU LIVE ALONG A SMALL STREAM...MONITOR WATER LEVELS DURING
ANY HEAVIER SHOWERS. BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION...SHOULD FLASH
FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED OR FLOODING IS OBSERVED. COUNTY
OFFICIALS SHOULD ALSO INCREASE THEIR WEATHER AWARENESS.

&&

$$

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