Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Charleston WV
412 PM EDT Thu May 25 2017

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Dickenson-Buchanan-Lincoln-Kanawha-Mingo-Logan-Boone-Clay-
McDowell-Wyoming-Northwest Raleigh-Northwest Fayette-
Northwest Nicholas-
Including the cities of Clintwood, Grundy, Vansant, Harts,
Alum Creek, Hamlin, Charleston, South Charleston, Saint Albans,
Williamson, Logan, Chapmanville, Man, Madison, Clay, Welch, Gary,
War, Mullens, Oceana, Pineville, Bradley, Prosperity, Sophia,
Oak Hill, Fayetteville, Montgomery, Summersville, Craigsville,
and Birch River
412 PM EDT Thu May 25 2017

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

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of southwest Virginia and West Virginia, including
  the following areas, in southwest Virginia, Buchanan and
  Dickenson. In West Virginia, Boone, Clay, Kanawha, Lincoln,
  Logan, McDowell, Mingo, Northwest Fayette, Northwest Nicholas,
  Northwest Raleigh, and Wyoming.

* Until 8 PM EDT this evening

* Saturated terrain from previous rainfall and additional
  rainfall expected pose a flash flood threat through this
  evening.

* Flooding of creeks, streams, and poor drainage areas are
  expected. Water is likely to cover roads, especially in low
  lyings 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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