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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
1028 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

WVZ012-021-509>514-030230-
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WETZEL-MARION-MONONGALIA-
RIDGES OF EASTERN MONONGALIA AND NORTHWESTERN PRESTON-PRESTON-
EASTERN PRESTON-WESTERN TUCKER-EASTERN TUCKER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEW MARTINSVILLE...FAIRMONT...
MORGANTOWN...COOPERS ROCK...KINGWOOD...BRUCETON MILLS...
TERRA ALTA...ROWLESBURG...HAZELTON...PARSONS...HENDRICKS...
SAINT GEORGE...DAVIS...THOMAS...CANAAN VALLEY
1028 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...EASTERN PRESTON...EASTERN
  TUCKER...MARION...MONONGALIA...PRESTON...RIDGES OF EASTERN
  MONONGALIA AND NORTHWESTERN PRESTON...WESTERN TUCKER AND
  WETZEL.

* THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING

* RECENT RAINFALL HAS DROPPED 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAINFALL IN SOME
  PORTIONS OF NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA.

* LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MAY DROP
  AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 1.5 INCHES OF RAINFALL LOCALLY ON ALREADY
  SATURATED GROUND.

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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