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Radar valid at 1000 pm EDT, Jul 7th 2019

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OHZ066-067-075-076-WVZ009>011-017>020-028>032-039-040-519>522-
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Perry-Morgan-Athens-Washington-Wood-Pleasants-Tyler-Wirt-Calhoun-
Ritchie-Doddridge-Braxton-Gilmer-Lewis-Harrison-Taylor-Upshur-
Barbour-Northwest Nicholas-Southeast Nicholas-Northwest Webster-
Southeast Webster-
Including the cities of New Lexington, Crooksville, Somerset,
McConnelsville, Stockport, Athens, Marietta, Belpre, Parkersburg,
Vienna, St. Marys, Belmont, Paden City, Sistersville,
Middlebourne, Elizabeth, Grantsville, Harrisville, Pennsboro,
West Union, Sutton, Gassaway, Burnsville, Glenville, Weston,
Clarksburg, Bridgeport, Grafton, Buckhannon, Philippi, Belington,
Summersville, Craigsville, Birch River, Richwood,
Holly River State, Webster Springs, and Cowen
1201 PM EDT Sun Jul 7 2019

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Charleston has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of southeast Ohio and
West Virginia, including the following areas, in southeast
Ohio, Athens, Morgan, Perry, and Washington. In West Virginia,
Barbour, Braxton, Calhoun, Doddridge, Gilmer, Harrison, Lewis,
Northwest Nicholas, Northwest Webster, Pleasants, Ritchie,
Southeast Nicholas, Southeast Webster, Taylor, Tyler, Upshur,
Wirt, and Wood.

* Until 10 PM EDT this evening

* Showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop this
afternoon and evening. These storms will be very slow moving,
and could produce 1 to 2 inches of rain or more in a short
period of time. This rainfall, combined with a nearly
saturated wet ground, could result in flash flooding.

* 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.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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