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West Virginia, Lincoln

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:22 PM EDT on July 07, 2015

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on July 08, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Wednesday
evening...

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 Wednesday evening

* showers and thunderstorms are expected to increase in coverage
this afternoon and tonight. Rounds of showers and storms will
persist on Wednesday... as a front stalls in our vicinity.

* Due to the recent rounds of showers and storms... the ground is
wetter than normal. That allows for faster runoff... and
quicker rises on small streams and creeks. Rains of 1 to 2
inches in less than a few hours could cause vulnerable streams
to flood. Local rain amounts of 2.5 inches or more could cause
more serious flash flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Those living along flood prone creeks... plus County and state
officials... should monitor water levels frequently during any
heavier showers. Be prepared to take action should water levels
rise quickly... or a Flash Flood Warning is posted.





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Alaska - Dense Smoke Advisory , Record Report
Arizona - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory
California - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Colorado - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Florida - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Areal Flood Advisory
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Illinois - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Indiana - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Iowa - Flood Warning
Kansas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Maryland - Flash Flood Watch
Massachusetts - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Michigan - Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Record Report
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Missouri - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Montana - Fire Weather Warning
Nevada - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
New Jersey - Areal Flood Advisory
New Mexico - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
New York - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Special Statement
Ohio - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Oklahoma - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory
Oregon - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement
Texas - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Hydrologic Statement , Special Statement , Record Report
Utah - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Washington - Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
West Virginia - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Wisconsin - Beach Hazard Statement, Air Quality Alert , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Wyoming - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report