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Radar valid at 800 pm EDT, Jul 28th 2017

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Greenup-Carter-Boyd-Lawrence KY-Perry-Morgan-Athens-Washington-
Jackson OH-Vinton-Meigs-Gallia-Lawrence OH-Dickenson-Buchanan-
Wayne-Cabell-Mason-Jackson WV-Wood-Pleasants-Tyler-Lincoln-Putnam-
Barbour-Northwest Raleigh-Southeast Raleigh-Northwest Fayette-
Southeast Fayette-Northwest Nicholas-Southeast Nicholas-
Northwest Webster-Southeast Webster-Northwest Pocahontas-
Southeast Pocahontas-Northwest Randolph-Southeast Randolph-
Including the cities of Flatwoods, Greenup, Grayson, Olive Hill,
Ashland, Louisa, New Lexington, Crooksville, Somerset,
McConnelsville, Stockport, Athens, Marietta, Belpre, Jackson,
Wellston, Oak Hill, McArthur, Hamden, Pomeroy, Gallipolis,
Ironton, South Point, Clintwood, Grundy, Vansant, Kenova, Ceredo,
Wayne, Huntington, Point Pleasant, New Haven, Ravenswood, Ripley,
Parkersburg, Vienna, St. Marys, Belmont, Paden City,
Sistersville, Middlebourne, Harts, Alum Creek, Hamlin,
Teays Valley, Hurricane, Charleston, South Charleston,
Saint Albans, Spencer, Elizabeth, Grantsville, Harrisville,
Pennsboro, West Union, Williamson, Logan, Chapmanville, Man,
Madison, Clay, Sutton, Gassaway, Burnsville, Glenville, Weston,
Clarksburg, Bridgeport, Grafton, Welch, Gary, War, Mullens,
Oceana, Pineville, Buckhannon, Philippi, Belington, Bradley,
Prosperity, Sophia, Beckley, Fayetteville, Montgomery,
Meadow Bridge, Summersville, Craigsville, Birch River, Richwood,
Holly River State, Webster Springs, Cowen, Snowshoe, Marlinton,
Elkins, and Harman
137 PM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017


The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of northeast Kentucky,
southeast Ohio, southwest Virginia, and West Virginia,
including the following areas, in northeast Kentucky, Boyd,
Carter, Greenup, and Lawrence KY. In southeast Ohio, Athens,
Gallia, Jackson OH, Lawrence OH, Meigs, Morgan, Perry, Vinton,
and Washington. In southwest Virginia, Buchanan and Dickenson.
In West Virginia, Barbour, Boone, Braxton, Cabell, Calhoun,
Clay, Doddridge, Gilmer, Harrison, Jackson WV, Kanawha, Lewis,
Lincoln, Logan, Mason, McDowell, Mingo, Northwest Fayette,
Northwest Nicholas, Northwest Pocahontas, Northwest Raleigh,
Northwest Randolph, Northwest Webster, Pleasants, Putnam,
Ritchie, Roane, Southeast Fayette, Southeast Nicholas,
Southeast Pocahontas, Southeast Raleigh, Southeast Randolph,
Southeast Webster, Taylor, Tyler, Upshur, Wayne, Wirt, Wood,
and Wyoming.

* From 8 PM EDT this evening through Friday evening

* Rounds of showers and thunderstorms with very heavy rain are
expected through Friday. This rainfall, coupled with rain that
has already fallen, could produce flash flooding, especially
along small streams, creeks, low spots and poor drainage areas.


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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