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Barbour County OEM / 911
Monday July 22nd, 2019 :: 03:31 a.m. EDT

Advisory

Flash Flood Watch until 08:00PM

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of northeast Kentucky and West Virginia, including the following areas, in northeast Kentucky, Lawrence KY. In West Virginia, Barbour, Braxton, Cabell, Calhoun, Clay, Doddridge, Gilmer, Harrison, Jackson WV, Kanawha, Lewis, Lincoln, Mason, Pleasants, Putnam, Ritchie, Roane, Taylor, Tyler, Upshur, Wayne, Wirt, and Wood.

* Through this evening

* Rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected today with high rainfall rates. Training storms are possible. Previous rainfall over the past 24 hours has made some locations in the watch area sensitive to additional rainfall.

* Flooding of urban and poor drainage areas will be possible. In addition, flooding of small creeks and streams could occur People residing near creeks and streams should monitor the forecast and be prepared to take immediate action if flooding occurs.

* AFFECTED AREAS: TYLER ... BARBOUR ... CLAY ... PUTNAM ... ROANE ... WOOD ... KANAWHA ... LEWIS ... LINCOLN ... WIRT ... UPSHUR ... MASON ... CABELL ... WAYNE ... GILMER ... CALHOUN ... PLEASANTS ... HARRISON ... JACKSON ... RITCHIE ... DODDRIDGE ... LAWRENCE ... TAYLOR ... BRAXTON

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.

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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