Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Wilmington, OH

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Watch
National Weather Service Wilmington OH
940 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

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Ripley-Dearborn-Ohio-Switzerland-Carroll-Gallatin-Boone-Kenton-
Campbell-Owen-Grant-Pendleton-Bracken-Robertson-Mason-Lewis-
Hamilton-Clermont-Brown-Adams-Scioto-
Including the cities of Batesville, Milan, Versailles,
Lawrenceburg, Aurora, Rising Sun, Vevay, Carrollton, Warsaw,
Florence, Burlington, Oakbrook, Covington, Erlanger,
Independence, Newport, Alexandria, Owenton, Williamstown,
Crittenden, Dry Ridge, Falmouth, Butler, Augusta, Brooksville,
Mount Olivet, Maysville, Vanceburg, Tollesboro, Cincinnati,
Milford, Georgetown, Mount Orab, West Union, Peebles, Portsmouth,
and Wheelersburg
940 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* Portions of Southeast Indiana, Kentucky, and Southwest Ohio,
  including the following areas, in Southeast Indiana, Dearborn,
  Ohio, Ripley, and Switzerland. In Kentucky, Boone, Bracken,
  Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Lewis, Mason,
  Owen, Pendleton, and Robertson. In Southwest Ohio, Adams,
  Brown, Clermont, Hamilton, and Scioto.

* Until 8 PM EDT this evening

* Showers and thunderstorms will continue to move across the flash
  flood watch area into this afternoon. Several inches of rain
  have already fallen across portions of the watch area with
  additional rainfall expected into this afternoon. With extremely
  saturated soils from overnight rainfall, any additional rain, if
  heavy, will lead to additional flooding.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

People in the watch area should keep an eye on the weather and be
prepared for immediate action should heavy rains and flooding
occur or a Flash Flood Warning be issued. Avoid low-lying areas,
and be careful when approaching highway dips and underpasses.

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