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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Charleston WV
213 PM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

...Rounds of showers and thunderstorms with heavy downpours today
and tonight...

Perry-Morgan-Athens-Washington-Jackson OH-Vinton-Meigs-Gallia-
Mason-Jackson WV-Wood-Pleasants-Tyler-Putnam-Kanawha-Roane-Wirt-
Taylor-Upshur-Barbour-Northwest Fayette-Southeast Fayette-
Northwest Nicholas-Southeast Nicholas-Northwest Webster-
Southeast Webster-Northwest Pocahontas-Southeast Pocahontas-
Northwest Randolph-Southeast Randolph-
Including the cities of New Lexington, Crooksville, Somerset,
McConnelsville, Stockport, Athens, Marietta, Belpre, Jackson,
Wellston, Oak Hill, McArthur, Hamden, Pomeroy, Gallipolis,
Point Pleasant, New Haven, Ravenswood, Ripley, Parkersburg,
Vienna, St. Marys, Belmont, Paden City, Sistersville,
Middlebourne, Teays Valley, Hurricane, Charleston,
South Charleston, Saint Albans, Spencer, Elizabeth, Grantsville,
Harrisville, Pennsboro, West Union, Clay, Sutton, Gassaway,
Burnsville, Glenville, Weston, Clarksburg, Bridgeport, Grafton,
Buckhannon, Philippi, Belington, Fayetteville, Montgomery,
Meadow Bridge, Summersville, Craigsville, Birch River, Richwood,
Holly River State, Webster Springs, Cowen, Snowshoe, Marlinton,
Elkins, and Harman
213 PM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017


The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of southeast Ohio and West Virginia, including the
  following areas, in southeast Ohio, Athens, Gallia, Jackson
  OH, Meigs, Morgan, Perry, Vinton, and Washington. In West
  Virginia, Barbour, Braxton, Calhoun, Clay, Doddridge, Gilmer,
  Harrison, Jackson WV, Kanawha, Lewis, Mason, Northwest
  Fayette, Northwest Nicholas, Northwest Pocahontas, Northwest
  Randolph, Northwest Webster, Pleasants, Putnam, Ritchie,
  Roane, Southeast Fayette, Southeast Nicholas, Southeast
  Pocahontas, Southeast Randolph, Southeast Webster, Taylor,
  Tyler, Upshur, Wirt, and Wood.

* Through Sunday morning

* Rounds of showers and thunderstorms, with heavy downpours are
  expected through Sunday morning. This coupled with wet soils
  across the area could produce flash flooding, especially along
  small streams, creeks, low spots and poor drainage areas.


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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