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Barbour County OEM / 911
Monday July 22nd, 2019 :: 07:43 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Flash Flood Watch until 10:00PM

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect 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.

* Until 10 PM EDT this evening

* Although heavy rainfall will gradually be diminishing this evening, flash flooding will still be possible for a couple of more hours. Many areas have received 1 to 2 inches of rain today with locally higher amounts having been reported.

* Flooding of urban and poor drainage areas remain possible. In addition, flooding of small creeks and streams could still 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. 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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