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Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 10:47 PM Aug. 10, 2022 – National Weather Service
...FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 815 PM EDT THIS
EVENING FOR NORTHWESTERN KANAWHA, SOUTHWESTERN ROANE AND EAST
CENTRAL PUTNAM COUNTIES...

At 647 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy
rain across the warned area. Between 1 and 2.5 inches of rain have
fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 0.5 to 1 inch are possible in
the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin
shortly.

HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms.

SOURCE...Radar.

IMPACT...Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas,
highways, streets and underpasses as well as other poor
drainage and low-lying areas.

Some locations that will experience flash flooding include...
Sissonville, Elkview and Cross Lanes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be aware of your surroundings and do not drive on flooded roads.

Report flooding to the National Weather Service by calling toll
free, 800 401 9535, when you can do so safely.

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FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED

Flood Watch
Issued: 6:42 PM Aug. 10, 2022 – National Weather Service
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

* WHAT...Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be
possible.

* WHERE...Portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio and West
Virginia, including the following counties, in northeast Kentucky,
Boyd, Carter, Greenup and Lawrence KY. In southeast Ohio, Athens,
Gallia, Jackson OH, Lawrence OH, Meigs, Vinton and Washington. In
West Virginia, Barbour, Boone, Braxton, Cabell, Calhoun, Clay,
Doddridge, Gilmer, Harrison, Jackson WV, Kanawha, Lewis, Lincoln,
Logan, Mason, Mingo, Pleasants, Putnam, Ritchie, Roane, Taylor,
Tyler, Upshur, Wayne, Wirt and Wood.

* WHEN...Until Midnight EDT tonight.

* IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers,
creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations.
Creeks and streams may rise out of their banks.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

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