McDowell County, West Virginia
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Flash Flood Watch
Carter-Boyd-Lawrence KY-Dickenson-Buchanan-Wayne-Cabell-Mason-
Jackson WV-Lincoln-Putnam-Kanawha-Roane-Mingo-Logan-Boone-Clay-
McDowell-Wyoming-Northwest Raleigh-Southeast Raleigh-
Northwest Fayette-Southeast Fayette-Northwest Nicholas-
Southeast Nicholas-
Including the cities of Grayson, Olive Hill, Ashland, Louisa,
Clintwood, Grundy, Vansant, Kenova, Ceredo, Wayne, Huntington,
Point Pleasant, New Haven, Ravenswood, Ripley, Harts, Alum Creek,
Hamlin, Teays Valley, Hurricane, Charleston, South Charleston,
Saint Albans, Spencer, Williamson, Logan, Chapmanville, Man,
Madison, Clay, Welch, Gary, War, Mullens, Oceana, Pineville,
Bradley, Prosperity, Sophia, Beckley, Oak Hill, Fayetteville,
Montgomery, Meadow Bridge, Summersville, Craigsville,
Birch River, and Richwood
528 AM EDT Sun May 28 2017


The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of northeast Kentucky, southwest Virginia, and West
Virginia, including the following areas, in northeast
Kentucky, Boyd, Carter, and Lawrence KY. In southwest
Virginia, Buchanan and Dickenson. In West Virginia, Boone,
Cabell, Clay, Jackson WV, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Mason,
McDowell, Mingo, Northwest Fayette, Northwest Nicholas,
Northwest Raleigh, Putnam, Roane, Southeast Fayette, Southeast
Nicholas, Southeast Raleigh, Wayne, and Wyoming.

* Through Monday morning

* Showers and thunderstorms with heavy downpours are possible
through Monday morning. This, combined with saturated soils
from previous rainfall, will create a threat for flash

* Flooding of creeks, streams, and poor drainage areas are
expected, particularly in areas that experience repetitive


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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