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Meigs OH-Perry OH-Gallia OH-Washington OH-Jackson OH-Morgan OH-
Athens OH-Vinton OH-Wood WV-
132 PM EST THU FEB 22 2018
The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has extended
* Flood Warning for Small Streams in...
Northwestern Meigs County in southeastern Ohio...
Southern Perry County in southeastern Ohio...
Northwestern Gallia County in southeastern Ohio...
Washington County in southeastern Ohio...
Jackson County in southeastern Ohio...
Morgan County in southeastern Ohio...
Athens County in southeastern Ohio...
Vinton County in southeastern Ohio...
Northwestern Wood County in northwestern West Virginia...
* Until 1045 PM EST Thursday
* At 130 PM EST, Doppler radar, automated rain gauges and Emergency
Management indicated that flooding was occurring over the warned
area. The heavy rain that fell earlier has caused flooding.
* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Athens, Marietta, Belpre, Jackson, Wellston, Nelsonville, New
Lexington, Glouster, McConnelsville, Mcarthur, Oak Hill, Beverly,
Albany, Shawnee, Coolville, Rutland, Chesterhill, Lake Hope State
Park, Vienna and Williamstown.
Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
Please report Severe Weather to the National Weather Service by
calling toll free, 800 401 9535, when you can do so safely.
You may also report severe weather by posting your report to the
Charleston West Virginia National Weather Service Facebook Page, or
by using the Twitter Hashtag, NWSRLX.
LAT...LON 3977 8207 3975 8164 3959 8159 3958 8148
3965 8145 3959 8135 3957 8104 3939 8122
3937 8140 3884 8259 3886 8276 3894 8275
3897 8281 3937 8275 3939 8229 3947 8228
3947 8217 3955 8216 3963 8238 3981 8208
Meigs-Gallia-Lawrence OH-Wayne-Cabell-Mason-Jackson WV-Wood-
Including the cities of Flatwoods, Greenup, Ashland,
New Lexington, Crooksville, Somerset, McConnelsville, Stockport,
Athens, Marietta, Belpre, Jackson, Wellston, Oak Hill, McArthur,
Hamden, Pomeroy, Gallipolis, Ironton, South Point, Kenova,
Ceredo, Wayne, Huntington, Point Pleasant, New Haven, Ravenswood,
Ripley, Parkersburg, Vienna, St. Marys, Belmont, Paden City,
Sistersville, and Middlebourne
1056 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018
...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
The Flood Watch is now in effect for
* Portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, and West
Virginia, including the following areas, in northeast
Kentucky, Boyd and Greenup. In southeast Ohio, Athens, Gallia,
Jackson OH, Lawrence OH, Meigs, Morgan, Perry, Vinton, and
Washington. In West Virginia, Cabell, Jackson WV, Mason,
Pleasants, Tyler, Wayne, and Wood.
* Through Sunday morning.
* Waves of low pressure, along a front over the area, will bring
several more rounds of heavy rainfall. The next round will come
late tonight into Friday, followed by several more this
weekend. The front will finally sweep through the area Sunday,
as a cold front, bringing the threat for heavy rainfall to an
end Sunday afternoon.
* Flooding of poor drainage and low lying areas, especially along
small streams, creeks and rivers, especially the Ohio and
Muskingum rivers, is likely.
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.