Flash Flood Watch
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
1222 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

KYZ101>103-105-OHZ066-067-075-076-083>087-VAZ003-004-WVZ005>011-
013>020-024>040-046-047-030130-
/O.NEW.KRLX.FA.A.0001.150304T0000Z-150305T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GREENUP-CARTER-BOYD-LAWRENCE KY-PERRY-MORGAN-ATHENS-WASHINGTON-
JACKSON OH-VINTON-MEIGS-GALLIA-LAWRENCE OH-DICKENSON-BUCHANAN-
WAYNE-CABELL-MASON-JACKSON WV-WOOD-PLEASANTS-TYLER-LINCOLN-PUTNAM-
KANAWHA-ROANE-WIRT-CALHOUN-RITCHIE-DODDRIDGE-MINGO-LOGAN-BOONE-
CLAY-BRAXTON-GILMER-LEWIS-HARRISON-TAYLOR-MCDOWELL-WYOMING-
RALEIGH-FAYETTE-NICHOLAS-WEBSTER-UPSHUR-BARBOUR-POCAHONTAS-
RANDOLPH-
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...CLINTWOOD...
GRUNDY...VANSANT...KENOVA...CEREDO...WAYNE...HUNTINGTON...
POINT PLEASANT...NEW HAVEN...RAVENSWOOD...RIPLEY...PARKERSBURG...
VIENNA...ST. MARYS...BELMONT...PADEN CITY...SISTERSVILLE...
MIDDLEBOURNE...HARTS...ALUM CREEK...HAMLIN...TEAYS VALLEY...
HURRICANE...CHARLESTON...SOUTH CHARLESTON...SAINT ALBANS...
SPENCER...ELIZABETH...GRANTSVILLE...HARRISVILLE...PENNSBORO...
WEST UNION...WILLIAMSON...LOGAN...CHAPMANVILLE...MAN...MADISON...
CLAY...SUTTON...GASSAWAY...BURNSVILLE...GLENVILLE...WESTON...
CLARKSBURG...BRIDGEPORT...GRAFTON...WELCH...GARY...WAR...
MULLENS...OCEANA...PINEVILLE...BECKLEY...FAYETTEVILLE...
SUMMERSVILLE...RICHWOOD...CRAIGSVILLE...WEBSTER SPRINGS...
BUCKHANNON...PHILIPPI...BELINGTON...MARLINTON...ELKINS
1222 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...SOUTHEAST
  OHIO...SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA 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...MORGAN...MEIGS...PERRY...VINTON
  AND WASHINGTON. IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...BUCHANAN AND
  DICKENSON. IN WEST VIRGINIA...BARBOUR...BOONE...BRAXTON...
  CABELL...CALHOUN... CLAY...DODDRIDGE...FAYETTE...GILMER...
  HARRISON...JACKSON WV... KANAWHA...LEWIS...LINCOLN...LOGAN...
  MASON...MCDOWELL...MINGO... NICHOLAS...PLEASANTS...
  POCAHONTAS...PUTNAM...RALEIGH... RANDOLPH...RITCHIE...ROANE...
  TAYLOR...TYLER...UPSHUR...WAYNE... WEBSTER...WIRT...WOOD AND
  WYOMING.

* FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING

* A STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING WIDESPREAD RAINS AND WARMER
  TEMPERATURES BY LATE TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. ONE TO FOUR
  INCHES OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE THROUGH THE WATCH PERIOD. THIS RAIN
  COUPLED WITH SNOW MELT COULD CAUSE FLOODING OF STREAMS...CREEKS
  AND RIVERS THROUGHOUT THE REGION.

* PERSONS ALONG ANY STREAMS...CREEKS AND RIVERS SHOULD MONITOR
  WATER LEVELS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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