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1116 AM EDT Fri Jun 22 2018
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
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
Nicholas, Northwest Pocahontas, Northwest Randolph, Northwest
Webster, Pleasants, Putnam, Ritchie, Roane, Southeast
Nicholas, Southeast Pocahontas, Southeast Randolph, Southeast
Webster, Taylor, Tyler, Upshur, Wirt, and Wood.
* Through late tonight.
* Multiple rounds of showers and storms are likely through
tonight. Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are expected, with
locally higher amounts.
* Heavy amounts of rain in short periods of time may cause
creeks and streams to rapidly rise out of their banks, along
with the potential of flash flooding in urban 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.
434 PM EDT FRI JUN 22 2018
The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has extended
* Flood Warning for...
Western Athens County in southeastern Ohio...
* Until 1045 PM EDT Friday.
* At 415 PM EDT, the gage on Monday Creek at Doanville was at 17.5
feet and continued to slowly rise. Flood stage was 16 feet.
Between 16 and 19 feet, low spots on Lang, Pancake and Brady Roads
near Doanville begin to flood. The creek is expected to crest
later this afternoon and then slowly fall.
* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Athens, Nelsonville, Glouster, Albany, Chauncey, Buchtel,
Jacksonville, Trimble and The Plains.
Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.
Please report flooding to the National Weather Service by calling
toll free, 800 401 9535, when you can do so safely.
You may also report flooding by posting your report to the Charleston
West Virginia National Weather Service Facebook Page, or by using the
Twitter Hashtag, NWSRLX.
LAT...LON 3949 8205 3946 8205 3946 8204 3919 8200
3920 8227 3929 8226 3929 8229 3934 8230
3947 8228 3947 8217 3955 8216 3955 8206