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Vinton County
Thursday June 21st, 2018 :: 03:44 a.m. EDT

Alert

Flash Flood Watch until 02:00AM Saturday

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT... The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southeast Ohio and West Virginia, including the following areas, in southeast Ohio, Athens, Gallia, Jackson OH, Meigs, Morgan, Perry, Vinton, and Washington. In West Virginia, Barbour, Braxton, Calhoun, Doddridge, Gilmer, Harrison, Jackson WV, Lewis, Mason, Northwest Pocahontas, Northwest Randolph, Northwest Webster, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Southeast Pocahontas, Southeast Randolph, Southeast Webster, Taylor, Tyler, Upshur, Wirt, and Wood.

* From 1 PM EDT this afternoon through late Friday night

* Multiple rounds of showers and storms are likely today through Friday. Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are expected each day, with locally higher amounts.

* Heavy amounts of rain in short periods of time may cause creeks and streams to rapidly rise out of their banks, along with the potential of flash flooding in urban areas.

* AFFECTED AREAS: ATHENS ... GALLIA ... JACKSON ... MEIGS ... MORGAN ... PERRY ... VINTON ... WASHINGTON

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
Vinton County
100 E Main St
McArthur, OH 45651

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 740-596-4571

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Watch

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