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Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Statement as of 2:05 PM EDT on July 28, 2016

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on July 28, 2016


The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
southwest Virginia
eastern West Virginia

* effective this Thursday afternoon and evening from 205 PM until
1000 PM EDT.

* Primary threats include...
isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
isolated large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible

Summary... multicell thunderstorms developing in association with an
MCV and over the higher terrain will pose a risk for isolated
damaging wind gusts as they continue through ern WV and swrn VA this
afternoon and early evening.

The Severe Thunderstorm Watch area is approximately along and 80
statute miles north and south of a line from 25 miles west of
Bluefield West Virginia to 45 miles north of Lynchburg Virginia.
For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch
outline update (wous64 kwns wou9).

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Remember... a Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are
favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch
area. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for
threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements
and possible warnings. Severe thunderstorms can and occasionally
do produce tornadoes.


Other watch information... continue... ww 418...

Aviation... a few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft
to 1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots.
A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion
vector 24035.


... Dial


Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 10:07 AM EDT on July 28, 2016

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on July 29, 2016


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Friday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues 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... Gallia... Jackson OH... Lawrence OH and Meigs.
In West Virginia... Barbour... Boone... Braxton... Cabell...
Calhoun... Clay... Doddridge... Fayette... Gilmer... Harrison...
Jackson WV... Kanawha... Lewis... Lincoln... Logan... Mason...
Mingo... Nicholas... Pocahontas... Putnam... Randolph... Ritchie...
Roane... Taylor... Upshur... Wayne... Webster... Wirt and wood.

* Through Friday morning

* the ground in the watch area is quite wet from rounds of heavy
rain during the past few days. Additional rainfall amounts of 2
to 3 inches with higher amounts are possible through tonight.

* If this amount of rainfall is realized... some areas may see
flash flooding of small streams and creeks and roads...
especially in low lying 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.




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Alabama - Record Report
Alaska - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Excessive Heat Warning , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Arkansas - Areal Flood Warning
California - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Special Statement
Connecticut - Air Quality Alert
Delaware - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Special Weather Statement
District of Columbia - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Public Information Statement
Illinois - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Indiana - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Public Information Statement
Kansas - Special Statement , Record Report
Kentucky - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Special Statement
Maine - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Air Quality Alert
Maryland - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Weather Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Minnesota - Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Record Report
Montana - Record Report
Nevada - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
New Hampshire - Air Quality Alert
New Jersey - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Special Weather Statement
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Ohio - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Air Quality Alert
Pennsylvania - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert
South Carolina - Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
Tennessee - Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Texas - Areal Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Utah - Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report
Vermont - Special Statement
Virginia - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
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Wyoming - Record Report
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