Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Charleston WV
1248 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

...Periods of heavy rain today, increasing the threat for

Greenup-Carter-Boyd-Lawrence KY-Perry-Morgan-Athens-Washington-
Jackson OH-Vinton-Meigs-Gallia-Lawrence OH-Wayne-Cabell-Mason-
Jackson WV-Wood-Pleasants-Tyler-
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, Paden City, Sistersville,
and Middlebourne
1248 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018


The 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, Athens, Gallia, Jackson OH, Lawrence OH, Meigs, Morgan,
  Perry, Vinton, and Washington. In West Virginia, Cabell,
  Jackson WV, Mason, Pleasants, Tyler, Wayne, and Wood.

* Through this afternoon

* Waves of low pressure, along a front over the area, will bring
  several more rounds of heavy rainfall. The front will finally
  sweep through the area today, as a cold front, bringing the
  threat for heavy rainfall to an end by this afternoon.

* Flooding of larger streams, creeks and rivers, especially the
  Ohio, Muskingum and Hocking rivers.


A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



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