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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:07 AM EDT on August 22, 2014

Expires 1:00 AM EDT on August 23, 2014


... Flash Flood Watch in effect through late tonight...

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southeast Ohio and West
Virginia... including the following areas... in southeast Ohio...
   Athens... Gallia... Jackson OH... Lawrence OH... Morgan... Meigs...
   Perry... Vinton and Washington. In West Virginia... Barbour...
Boone... Braxton... Cabell... Calhoun... Clay... Doddridge...
Fayette... Gilmer... Harrison... Jackson WV... Kanawha... Lewis...
Lincoln... Mason... Nicholas... Pleasants... Pocahontas... Putnam...
   Raleigh... Randolph... Ritchie... Roane... Taylor... Tyler...
Upshur... Webster... Wirt and wood.

* Through late tonight

* rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected into tonight.
In the muggy air... any shower could contain a downpour. Soils in
many areas are wet from previous rain. If repetitive or prolong
showers occur... flash flooding along small streams is possible.

* Strong rises on headwater rivers are even possible tonight into
Saturday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a dangerous situation.

If you live along a small stream... monitor water levels during
any heavier showers. Be prepared to take action... should flash
flood warnings be issued or flooding is observed. County officials
should also increase their weather awareness.





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