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Flash Flood Warning

Statement as of 4:25 PM EDT on August 22, 2014

Expires 7:15 PM EDT on August 22, 2014


The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
southwestern Lincoln County in West Virginia...
Logan County in West Virginia...
this includes the city of Logan...
McDowell County in West Virginia...
this includes the city of Welch...
Mingo County in West Virginia...
this includes the city of Williamson...
Wyoming County in West Virginia...
this includes the city of Pineville...

* until 715 PM EDT

* at 412 PM EDT... National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated
very heavy rain from thunderstorms over the warned area. Some spots
under the most intense storms have received nearly an inch of rain
in less than half an hour. Additional storms have formed to the west
and will move the warned area. With saturated soils and elevated
streams... additional heavy rainfall will likely cause flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams... country roads... as well as farmland along the
banks of creeks and streams.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
safely. Move to higher ground.

Please report high water to the National Weather Service by calling
toll free... 800-401-9535... when you can do so safely.

You may also report high water by posting your report to the
Charleston West Virginia National Weather Service facebook Page... or
by using the twitter hashtag... nwsrlx.


Lat... Lon 3721 8171 3728 8177 3734 8190 3744 8195
      3753 8194 3755 8213 3759 8213 3767 8230
      3778 8234 3784 8242 3806 8219 3801 8198
      3798 8197 3794 8186 3743 8128 3727 8142
      3725 8150 3720 8156


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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 12:51 PM EDT on August 22, 2014

Expires 1:00 AM EDT on August 23, 2014


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northeast Kentucky... southeast Ohio... southwest
Virginia 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... Morgan... Meigs... Perry... Vinton and Washington.
In southwest Virginia... Buchanan and Dickenson. In West
Virginia... Barbour... Boone... Braxton... Cabell... Calhoun...
Clay... Doddridge... Fayette... Gilmer... Harrison... Jackson WV...
Kanawha... Lewis... Lincoln... Logan... Mason... McDowell... Mingo...
   Nicholas... Pleasants... Pocahontas... Putnam... Raleigh...
Randolph... Ritchie... Roane... Taylor... Tyler... Upshur... Wayne...
   Webster... Wirt... wood and Wyoming.

* Through late tonight

* rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected into tonight.
In the muggy air... any shower could contain a downpour. The
soil in many areas is wet from previous rain. If repetitive...
or prolong... showers occur... flash flooding along small
streams is possible. Rain amounts around 2 inches within a few
hours would be a concern.

* Strong rises on some headwater rivers could also occur tonight
into Saturday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a dangerous situation.

If you live along a small stream... monitor water levels during
any heavier showers. Be prepared to take action... should flash
flood warnings be issued or flooding is observed. County
officials should also increase their weather awareness.




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