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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:06 PM EST Feb. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday morning...

The Flood Watch continues 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, Pleasants, Putnam, Ritchie, Roane, Taylor,
Tyler, Upshur, Wayne, Wirt, and wood.

* Through Thursday morning

* moderate to heavy rain will continue over the area lasting
through early Thursday morning. Rainfall totals as high as 1 to
2 inches will be possible. The rain, combined with a saturated
ground, will likely lead to flooding of creeks, streams and
rivers which are already running high.

* Flooding of roads along streams, creeks and rivers, as well as
other low lying and poor drainage areas, is possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.





Special Statement
Issued: 2:16 PM EST Feb. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Showers with heavy rain will affect Meigs... southeastern
Perry... western Washington... north central
Gallia... Jackson... Morgan... Athens... Vinton and northwestern wood
counties...

At 214 PM EST, showers with heavy rain were located near Lake Hope
State Park, moving northeast at 50 mph.

Locations impacted include...
Parkersburg, Athens, Belpre, Jackson, Wellston, Nelsonville, New
Lexington, Glouster, McConnelsville, McArthur, Beverly, Albany,
Shawnee, Coolville, Rutland, Chesterhill, Lake Hope State Park,
Vienna, Washington and Tuppers Plains.

This includes Route 50 in West Virginia between mile markers 1 and 7.

Heavy rainfall is also occurring with these showers, and may cause
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause elevated levels on
small creeks and streams, and ponding of water on country roads and
farmland along the banks of creeks and streams.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
safely. Move to higher ground.

Lat... Lon 3975 8164 3967 8164 3966 8159 3959 8159
      3958 8156 3919 8154 3887 8276 3894 8275
      3895 8280 3897 8281 3937 8275 3937 8252
      3940 8251 3939 8229 3947 8228 3947 8217
      3955 8216 3960 8238 3978 8208
time... Mot... loc 1914z 240deg 49kt 3926 8230


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216 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

... Showers with heavy rain will affect Meigs... southeastern
Perry... western Washington... north central
Gallia... Jackson... Morgan... Athens... Vinton and northwestern wood
counties...

At 214 PM EST, showers with heavy rain were located near Lake Hope
State Park, moving northeast at 50 mph.

Locations impacted include...
Parkersburg, Athens, Belpre, Jackson, Wellston, Nelsonville, New
Lexington, Glouster, McConnelsville, McArthur, Beverly, Albany,
Shawnee, Coolville, Rutland, Chesterhill, Lake Hope State Park,
Vienna, Washington and Tuppers Plains.

This includes Route 50 in West Virginia between mile markers 1 and 7.

Heavy rainfall is also occurring with these showers, and may cause
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause elevated levels on
small creeks and streams, and ponding of water on country roads and
farmland along the banks of creeks and streams.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
safely. Move to higher ground.

Lat... Lon 3975 8164 3967 8164 3966 8159 3959 8159
      3958 8156 3919 8154 3887 8276 3894 8275
      3895 8280 3897 8281 3937 8275 3937 8252
      3940 8251 3939 8229 3947 8228 3947 8217
      3955 8216 3960 8238 3978 8208
time... Mot... loc 1914z 240deg 49kt 3926 8230


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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:06 PM EST Feb. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday morning...

The Flood Watch continues 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, Pleasants, Putnam, Ritchie, Roane, Taylor,
Tyler, Upshur, Wayne, Wirt, and wood.

* Through Thursday morning

* moderate to heavy rain will continue over the area lasting
through early Thursday morning. Rainfall totals as high as 1 to
2 inches will be possible. The rain, combined with a saturated
ground, will likely lead to flooding of creeks, streams and
rivers which are already running high.

* Flooding of roads along streams, creeks and rivers, as well as
other low lying and poor drainage areas, is possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.





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