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Barbour County OEM / 911
Saturday September 1st, 2018 :: 12:56 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Flash Flood Watch until 12:00AM Sunday

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for a portion of northeast West Virginia, including the following areas, Northwest Pocahontas, Northwest Randolph, Southeast Pocahontas, Southeast Randolph, and Southeast Webster.

* Until midnight EDT tonight

* 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: NORTHWEST POCAHONTAS ... NORTHWEST RANDOLPH ... SOUTHEAST WEBSTER ... SOUTHEAST POCAHONTAS ... SOUTHEAST RANDOLPH

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

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
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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