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West Virginia, Wirt

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 7:28 PM EDT on May 02, 2016

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on May 03, 2016


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northeast Kentucky... southwest Virginia and West
Virginia... including the following areas... in northeast
Kentucky... Lawrence KY. 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...
McDowell... Mingo... Nicholas... Pocahontas... Putnam... Raleigh...
Randolph... Ritchie... Roane... Taylor... Tyler... Upshur... Wayne...
   Webster... Wirt and Wyoming.

* Through Tuesday morning

* portions of southern West Virginia had already received over
one inch of rainfall today alone... and the system is expected
to bring 1 to 2 inches of rain to the Flash Flood Watch area
when all is said and done by Tuesday morning. The heaviest of
the rainfall is expected through the evening hours.

* Heavy rain... combined with already saturated soils... will
likely lead to flash flooding in some areas... as 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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