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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
520 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND POSSIBLE
FLASH FLOODING LATER TODAY AND THIS EVENING...

.A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL SINK SOUTHWARD ACROSS THE REGION BY
TONIGHT AS A SERIES OF UPPER-LEVEL DISTURBANCES RIDE ATOP THE
FRONT. A MOIST AND UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE WILL REMAIN IN
PLACE AS THESE FEATURES APPROACH...SUPPORTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF
THUNDERSTORMS THAT PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL. THUNDERSTORMS MAY ALSO
MOVE OVER THE SAME AREAS SEVERAL TIMES DURING THE
EVENING...INCREASING THE THREAT FOR LOCALIZED FLASH
FLOODING...ESPECIALLY IN AREAS OF STEEP MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN.

WVZ507-508-022000-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
EASTERN GREENBRIER-WESTERN GREENBRIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEWISBURG...WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS...
ALDERSON...QUINWOOD...DUO...RAINELLE
520 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF SOUTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...EASTERN GREENBRIER AND WESTERN
  GREENBRIER.

* FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* RAINFALL TOTALS OF 1.0 TO 2.0 INCHES...WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS...ON
  SATURATED GROUND FROM RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL.

* FLOODING OF SMALLER STREAMS AND CREEKS IS POSSIBLE AS WELL AS
  NORMALLY FLOOD PRONE...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.

&&

$$

RAB

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
319 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

KYZ080-084>088-104-106>120-021600-
/O.NEW.KJKL.FF.A.0002.160502T1400Z-160503T1500Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
LAUREL-MCCREARY-WHITLEY-KNOX-BELL-HARLAN-ELLIOTT-MORGAN-JOHNSON-
WOLFE-MAGOFFIN-FLOYD-LEE-BREATHITT-KNOTT-OWSLEY-PERRY-CLAY-LESLIE-
LETCHER-MARTIN-PIKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LONDON...STEARNS...WHITLEY CITY...
CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...MIDDLESBORO...PINEVILLE...
CUMBERLAND...HARLAN...SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...PAINSVILLE...
CAMPTON...SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...WHEELWRIGHT...
BEATTYVILLE...JACKSON...HINDMAN...PIPPA PASSES...BOONEVILLE...
HAZARD...MANCHESTER...HYDEN...JENKINS...WHITESBURG...INEZ...
COAL RUN...ELKHORN CITY...PIKEVILLE...SOUTH WILLIAMSON
319 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL KENTUCKY...
  NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY AND SOUTHEAST
  KENTUCKY...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST CENTRAL
  KENTUCKY...ELLIOTT. IN NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...JOHNSON AND
  MARTIN. IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY...LAUREL...MCCREARY AND
  WHITLEY. IN SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY...BELL...BREATHITT...CLAY...
  FLOYD...HARLAN...KNOTT...KNOX...LEE...LESLIE...LETCHER...
  MAGOFFIN...MORGAN...OWSLEY...PERRY...PIKE AND WOLFE.

* FROM 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING

* ANOTHER ROUND OF HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED
  ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SOME
  RAINFALL COULD LINGER IN SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY INTO TUESDAY
  MORNING. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE LIKELY...WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. WITH THE GROUND ALREADY VERY SATURATED
  AND CREEKS AND STREAMS RUNNING HIGH...THIS ADDITIONAL RAINFALL
  COULD QUICKLY LEAD TO MORE FLASH FLOODING.

* ROADS COULD BECOME BLOCKED OR WASHED OUT BY FLASH FLOODING. IF
  YOU ENCOUNTER A FLOODED ROAD...BE SURE TO TURN AROUND...DON`T
  DROWN. HOUSES AND BUSINESSES IN THE VICINITY OF CREEKS...
  STREAMS...AND RIVERS COULD ALSO BE AFFECTED BY FLOODING.
  CONTINUE TO MONITOR FORECASTS AND ANY WARNINGS TODAY AS
  CONDITIONS COULD DETERIORATE VERY QUICKLY.

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.

&&

$$

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
306 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016


KYZ103-105-VAZ003-004-WVZ005-006-013>015-024>027-033>038-046-047-
021515-
/O.NEW.KRLX.FF.A.0005.160502T1600Z-160503T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
BOYD-LAWRENCE KY-DICKENSON-BUCHANAN-WAYNE-CABELL-LINCOLN-PUTNAM-
KANAWHA-MINGO-LOGAN-BOONE-CLAY-MCDOWELL-WYOMING-RALEIGH-FAYETTE-
NICHOLAS-WEBSTER-POCAHONTAS-RANDOLPH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...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...
WEBSTER SPRINGS...MARLINTON...ELKINS
306 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

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

* FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING

* A SYSTEM WILL BRING 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN TO THE AREA THIS
  AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. HEAVY RAIN COMBINED WITH
  ALREADY SATURATED SOILS WILL LIKELY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING IN
  SOME AREAS.

* ALREADY SWOLLEN STREAMS AND RIVERS COULD RISE RAPIDLY AND
  OVERFLOW THEIR BANKS.

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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