Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
306 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016


KYZ103-105-VAZ003-004-WVZ005-006-013>015-024>027-033>038-046-047-
021515-
/O.NEW.KRLX.FF.A.0005.160502T1600Z-160503T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
BOYD-LAWRENCE KY-DICKENSON-BUCHANAN-WAYNE-CABELL-LINCOLN-PUTNAM-
KANAWHA-MINGO-LOGAN-BOONE-CLAY-MCDOWELL-WYOMING-RALEIGH-FAYETTE-
NICHOLAS-WEBSTER-POCAHONTAS-RANDOLPH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ASHLAND...LOUISA...CLINTWOOD...GRUNDY...
VANSANT...KENOVA...CEREDO...WAYNE...HUNTINGTON...HARTS...
ALUM CREEK...HAMLIN...TEAYS VALLEY...HURRICANE...CHARLESTON...
SOUTH CHARLESTON...SAINT ALBANS...WILLIAMSON...LOGAN...
CHAPMANVILLE...MAN...MADISON...CLAY...WELCH...GARY...WAR...
MULLENS...OCEANA...PINEVILLE...BECKLEY...OAK HILL...
FAYETTEVILLE...SUMMERSVILLE...RICHWOOD...CRAIGSVILLE...
WEBSTER SPRINGS...MARLINTON...ELKINS
306 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...
  SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA AND WEST VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...IN NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...BOYD AND LAWRENCE KY. IN
  SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...BUCHANAN AND DICKENSON. IN WEST
  VIRGINIA...BOONE...CABELL...CLAY...FAYETTE...KANAWHA...
  LINCOLN...LOGAN...MCDOWELL...MINGO...NICHOLAS...POCAHONTAS...
  PUTNAM...RALEIGH...RANDOLPH...WAYNE...WEBSTER AND WYOMING.

* FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING

* A SYSTEM WILL BRING 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN TO THE AREA THIS
  AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. HEAVY RAIN COMBINED WITH
  ALREADY SATURATED SOILS WILL LIKELY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING IN
  SOME AREAS.

* 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.

&&

$$

KISTNER



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