Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
101 PM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

...PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN EXPECTED THROUGH AFTERNOON...

KYZ101>103-105-VAZ003-004-WVZ005-006-013>015-024>027-033>037-
030115-
/O.NEW.KRLX.FF.A.0007.150702T1701Z-150704T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GREENUP-CARTER-BOYD-LAWRENCE KY-DICKENSON-BUCHANAN-WAYNE-CABELL-
LINCOLN-PUTNAM-KANAWHA-MINGO-LOGAN-BOONE-CLAY-MCDOWELL-WYOMING-
RALEIGH-FAYETTE-NICHOLAS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLATWOODS...GREENUP...GRAYSON...
OLIVE HILL...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
101 PM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

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...CARTER...GREENUP AND
  LAWRENCE KY. IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...BUCHANAN AND DICKENSON.
  IN WEST VIRGINIA...BOONE...CABELL...CLAY...FAYETTE...KANAWHA...
   LINCOLN...LOGAN...MCDOWELL...MINGO...NICHOLAS...PUTNAM...
  RALEIGH...WAYNE AND WYOMING.

* THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING

* ONE ROUND OF MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY HEAVY RAIN IS MOVING
  THROUGH THE WATCH AREA THIS AFTERNOON. A LULL IN THE SHOWERS IS
  EXPECTED TONIGHT BEFORE DOWNPOURS REDEVELOP FRIDAY. THERE MAY
  EVEN BE A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WHICH WILL ONLY ENHANCE THE FLASH
  FLOOD THREAT.

* A GENERAL HALF INCH TO 1 INCH OF RAIN FELL LAST NIGHT WITH
  LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS. ANOTHER HALF INCH TO ONE INCH IS
  EXPECTED THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...WITH LOCALIZED HIGHER
  AMOUNTS. THE THREAT FOR FLASH FLOODING WILL INCREASE FURTHER ON
  FRIDAY WITH RENEWED DEVELOPMENT OF DOWNPOURS. WHEN ALL IS SAID
  AND DONE...A GENERAL 1 TO AS MUCH AS 3 INCHES OF RAIN IS
  EXPECTED TO HAVE FALLEN.

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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