Braxton County, West Virginia
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Flash Flood Watch
KYZ101>103-105-OHZ075-076-083>087-WVZ005>011-013>020-026>030-
037>039-046-047-290200-
/O.NEW.KRLX.FF.A.0003.160428T1800Z-160429T0200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GREENUP-CARTER-BOYD-LAWRENCE KY-ATHENS-WASHINGTON-JACKSON OH-
VINTON-MEIGS-GALLIA-LAWRENCE OH-WAYNE-CABELL-MASON-JACKSON WV-
WOOD-PLEASANTS-TYLER-LINCOLN-PUTNAM-KANAWHA-ROANE-WIRT-CALHOUN-
RITCHIE-DODDRIDGE-BOONE-CLAY-BRAXTON-GILMER-LEWIS-NICHOLAS-
WEBSTER-UPSHUR-POCAHONTAS-RANDOLPH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLATWOODS...GREENUP...GRAYSON...
OLIVE HILL...ASHLAND...LOUISA...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...MIDDLEBOURNE...HARTS...ALUM CREEK...HAMLIN...
TEAYS VALLEY...HURRICANE...CHARLESTON...SOUTH CHARLESTON...
SAINT ALBANS...SPENCER...ELIZABETH...GRANTSVILLE...HARRISVILLE...
PENNSBORO...WEST UNION...MADISON...CLAY...SUTTON...GASSAWAY...
BURNSVILLE...GLENVILLE...WESTON...SUMMERSVILLE...RICHWOOD...
CRAIGSVILLE...WEBSTER SPRINGS...BUCKHANNON...MARLINTON...ELKINS
159 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...
SOUTHEAST OHIO AND WEST VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
AREAS...IN NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...BOYD...CARTER...GREENUP AND
LAWRENCE KY. IN SOUTHEAST OHIO...ATHENS...GALLIA...JACKSON
OH...LAWRENCE OH...MEIGS...VINTON AND WASHINGTON. IN WEST
VIRGINIA...BOONE...BRAXTON...CABELL...CALHOUN...CLAY...
DODDRIDGE...GILMER...JACKSON WV...KANAWHA...LEWIS...LINCOLN...
MASON...NICHOLAS...PLEASANTS...POCAHONTAS...PUTNAM...
RANDOLPH...RITCHIE...ROANE...TYLER...UPSHUR...WAYNE...
WEBSTER...WIRT AND WOOD.

* UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE DEVELOPING THIS AFTERNOON AND
THIS EVENING. SOME OF THESE STORMS COULD PRODUCED LOCALIZED
DOWNPOURS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME. THESE
DOWNPOURS COUPLED WITH THE ALREADY WET GROUND FROM PREVIOUS RAINS,
COULD CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS, LOW
LYING AREAS 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.

&&

$$
Special Weather Statement
WVZ016>018-028-029-282015-
CALHOUN-BRAXTON-ROANE-WIRT-GILMER-
329 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT GILMER AND NORTHERN CALHOUN
COUNTIES...

AT 328 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS 8 MILES WEST OF GRANTSVILLE...
MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH AND HALF INCH HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GLENVILLE...GRANTSVILLE...CEDAR CREEK STATE PARK...SAND FORK...CRESTON...
MOUNT ZION...NORMANTOWN...STOUTS MILLS...ANNAMORIAH...BIG SPRINGS...
EXCHANGE...BALDWIN...STUMPTOWN...CEDARVILLE...TANNER AND LINN.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY CAUSE
LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO
STATIONS AND AVAILABLE TELEVISION STATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

LAT...LON 3886 8131 3891 8133 3899 8131 3901 8072
3876 8074
TIME...MOT...LOC 1928Z 273DEG 29KT 3891 8125
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