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Fayette County OH Sheriffs Office
Monday June 17th, 2019 :: 03:45 a.m. EDT

Advisory

Flash Flood Watch until 08:00PM Tuesday

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of Southeast Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio, including the following areas, in Southeast Indiana, Franklin IN. In Kentucky, Bracken, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Lewis, Mason, Owen, Pendleton, and Robertson. In Ohio, Adams, Butler, Clark, Clinton, Fairfield, Fayette OH, Franklin OH, Greene, Highland, Hocking, Licking, Madison, Montgomery, Pickaway, Pike, Ross, Scioto, and Warren.

* Through Tuesday evening

* With the ground already saturated, additional rounds of showers and embedded thunderstorms today through Tuesday afternoon could result in new instances of flash flooding. Additional rainfall of 2 to 3 inches will be possible in the heaviest and most persistent storm activity. Some locations could have rain repeatedly move across spots which have already received up to 2 to 3 inches of rain in the past several days. This may result in flash flooding with lighter rainfall amounts than would otherwise be expected.

* AFFECTED AREAS: SCIOTO ... GRANT ... MADISON ... FRANKLIN ... LICKING ... MONTGOMERY ... ADAMS ... HIGHLAND ... FAYETTE ... LEWIS ... ROSS ... ROBERTSON ... WARREN ... CLARK ... GALLATIN ... PIKE ... MASON ... FRANKLIN ... CLINTON ... PENDLETON ... OWEN ... BRACKEN ... GREENE ... HOCKING ... BUTLER ... PICKAWAY ... FAIRFIELD ... CARROLL

Instructions:

People in the watch area should keep an eye on the weather and be prepared for immediate action should heavy rains and flooding occur or a Flash Flood Warning be issued. Avoid low-lying areas, and be careful when approaching highway dips and underpasses.

Address/Location
Fayette County OH Sheriffs Office
113 E Market St
Washington Court House, OH 43160

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 740-335-6170

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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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