Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
300 PM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY DOWNPOURS MOVING THROUGH THE AREA...


KYZ101-OHZ075-076-083>087-WVZ007>011-016>020-028>032-039-040-047-
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GREENUP-ATHENS-WASHINGTON-JACKSON OH-VINTON-MEIGS-GALLIA-
LAWRENCE OH-MASON-JACKSON WV-WOOD-PLEASANTS-TYLER-ROANE-WIRT-
CALHOUN-RITCHIE-DODDRIDGE-BRAXTON-GILMER-LEWIS-HARRISON-TAYLOR-
UPSHUR-BARBOUR-RANDOLPH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLATWOODS...GREENUP...ATHENS...
MARIETTA...BELPRE...JACKSON...WELLSTON...OAK HILL...MCARTHUR...
HAMDEN...POMEROY...GALLIPOLIS...IRONTON...SOUTH POINT...
POINT PLEASANT...NEW HAVEN...RAVENSWOOD...RIPLEY...PARKERSBURG...
VIENNA...ST. MARYS...BELMONT...PADEN CITY...SISTERSVILLE...
MIDDLEBOURNE...SPENCER...ELIZABETH...GRANTSVILLE...HARRISVILLE...
PENNSBORO...WEST UNION...SUTTON...GASSAWAY...BURNSVILLE...
GLENVILLE...WESTON...CLARKSBURG...BRIDGEPORT...GRAFTON...
BUCKHANNON...PHILIPPI...BELINGTON...ELKINS
300 PM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...
  SOUTHEAST OHIO AND WEST VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...IN NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...GREENUP. IN SOUTHEAST OHIO...
  ATHENS...GALLIA...JACKSON OH...LAWRENCE OH...MEIGS...VINTON
  AND WASHINGTON. IN WEST VIRGINIA...BARBOUR...BRAXTON...
  CALHOUN...DODDRIDGE...GILMER...HARRISON...JACKSON WV...LEWIS...
   MASON...PLEASANTS...RANDOLPH...RITCHIE...ROANE...TAYLOR...
  TYLER...UPSHUR...WIRT AND WOOD.

* UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING

* THUNDERSTORMS, WITH VERY HEAVY DOWNPOURS. WILL BE MOVING THROUGH
  THE AREA. THESE STORMS HAVE HAD A HISTORY OF PRODUCING 1.50 TO
  2.50 INCHES OF RAIN IN AN HOUR.

* IF THE RAINFALL IS REALALIZED, SOME AREAS COULD 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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