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Barbour County OEM / 911
Friday August 3rd, 2018 :: 08:05 a.m. EDT

Advisory

Flash Flood Watch until 03:00PM

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* Portions of southwest Virginia and West Virginia, including the following areas, in southwest Virginia, Buchanan and Dickenson. In West Virginia, Barbour, Boone, Braxton, Clay, Harrison, Kanawha, Lewis, Logan, McDowell, Mingo, Northwest Fayette, Northwest Nicholas, Northwest Pocahontas, Northwest Raleigh, Northwest Randolph, Northwest Webster, Southeast Fayette, Southeast Nicholas, Southeast Pocahontas, Southeast Raleigh, Southeast Randolph, Southeast Webster, Taylor, Upshur, and Wyoming.

* Until 3 PM EDT this afternoon

* Rounds of showers and thunderstorms, some with heavy downpours, combined with wet soils across the area may lead to flash flooding.

* Streams, creeks, and low lying areas will be most vulnerable to flooding. Rises on area rivers will also be possible over the next several days.

* AFFECTED AREAS: MINGO ... CLAY ... NORTHWEST RALEIGH ... MCDOWELL ... BRAXTON ... WYOMING ... NORTHWEST WEBSTER ... NORTHWEST RANDOLPH ... SOUTHEAST NICHOLAS ... BARBOUR ... SOUTHEAST RALEIGH ... SOUTHEAST WEBSTER ... DICKENSON ... SOUTHEAST POCAHONTAS ... KANAWHA ... BOONE ... SOUTHEAST FAYETTE ... SOUTHEAST RANDOLPH ... NORTHWEST FAYETTE ... UPSHUR ... BUCHANAN ... NORTHWEST POCAHONTAS ... HARRISON ... LEWIS ... LOGAN ... TAYLOR ... NORTHWEST NICHOLAS

Instructions:

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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Address/Location
Barbour County OEM / 911
111 Overlook Dr
Philippi, WV 26416

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Non-emergencies: 304-457-5167

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Watch

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