Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
1004 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY MORNING INTO FRIDAY
MORNING...

KYZ101>103-105-OHZ083-085>087-WVZ005>009-013>020-024>032-036>040-
046-047-281015-
/O.CON.KRLX.FF.A.0013.160728T1200Z-160729T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GREENUP-CARTER-BOYD-LAWRENCE KY-JACKSON OH-MEIGS-GALLIA-
LAWRENCE OH-WAYNE-CABELL-MASON-JACKSON WV-WOOD-LINCOLN-PUTNAM-
KANAWHA-ROANE-WIRT-CALHOUN-RITCHIE-DODDRIDGE-MINGO-LOGAN-BOONE-
CLAY-BRAXTON-GILMER-LEWIS-HARRISON-TAYLOR-FAYETTE-NICHOLAS-
WEBSTER-UPSHUR-BARBOUR-POCAHONTAS-RANDOLPH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLATWOODS...GREENUP...GRAYSON...
OLIVE HILL...ASHLAND...LOUISA...JACKSON...WELLSTON...OAK HILL...
POMEROY...GALLIPOLIS...IRONTON...SOUTH POINT...KENOVA...CEREDO...
WAYNE...HUNTINGTON...POINT PLEASANT...NEW HAVEN...RAVENSWOOD...
RIPLEY...PARKERSBURG...VIENNA...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...
FAYETTEVILLE...SUMMERSVILLE...RICHWOOD...CRAIGSVILLE...
WEBSTER SPRINGS...BUCKHANNON...PHILIPPI...BELINGTON...MARLINTON...
ELKINS
1004 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THURSDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

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...GALLIA...JACKSON OH...LAWRENCE OH AND MEIGS.
  IN WEST VIRGINIA...BARBOUR...BOONE...BRAXTON...CABELL...
  CALHOUN...CLAY...DODDRIDGE...FAYETTE...GILMER...HARRISON...
  JACKSON WV...KANAWHA...LEWIS...LINCOLN...LOGAN...MASON...
  MINGO...NICHOLAS...POCAHONTAS...PUTNAM...RANDOLPH...RITCHIE...
  ROANE...TAYLOR...UPSHUR...WAYNE...WEBSTER...WIRT AND WOOD.

* FROM 8 AM EDT THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING

* THE GROUND IN THE WATCH AREA IS QUITE WET FROM ROUNDS OF HEAVY
  RAIN DURING THE PAST FEW DAYS. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
  1 TO 2 INCHES WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE BEGINNING
  THURSDAY MORNING AND THEN CONTINUING INTO FRIDAY MORNING.

* IF THIS AMOUNT OF RAINFALL IS REALIZED... SOME AREAS MAY SEE
  FLASH FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS AND ROADS...
  ESPECIALLY IN LOW LYING 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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