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904 PM EDT Thu Jun 21 2018
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY
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 Friday night
* Multiple rounds of showers and storms are likely today through
Friday. Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are expected each
day, 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.
Kanawha WV-Jackson WV-
1015 PM EDT THU JUN 21 2018
The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has issued a
* Flood Warning for Small Streams in...
Northern Kanawha County in central West Virginia...
Southeastern Jackson County in northwestern West Virginia...
* Until 115 AM EDT.
* At 1010 PM EDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
that At 810 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated up to three inches of
rain have fallen earlier Thursday. Emergency management reported
that flood waters across numerous roads across northern Kanawha
County, especially Sissonville were receding. However, the
Pocatalico River had risen to 25.7 feet. As a result, Haines
Branch road flooded at the I 77 underpass in Sissonville, and
other roads and low lying property near the River may be flooded.
* The Pocatalico River will crest overnight, and flood waters will
* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Sissonville, Clendenin and Cross Lanes, as some small creeks
continue to rise.
Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.
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 3847 8172 3850 8173 3852 8175 3858 8175
3862 8170 3864 8170 3861 8152 3858 8151
3855 8147 3854 8135 3852 8128 3848 8135
3843 8162 3845 8176