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Flash Flood Watch posted Overnight

By: WTAP Weather Email
By: WTAP Weather Email

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST OHIO AND NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHEAST OHIO...ATHENS...JACKSON OH...MORGAN...MEIGS...PERRY...VINTON AND WASHINGTON. IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...DODDRIDGE...PLEASANTS... RITCHIE...TYLER...WIRT AND WOOD.

* UNTIL 5 A.M. EDT WEDNESDAY

* MORE THAN ONE ROUND OF SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS IS POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT. IF RAIN AMOUNTS EXCEED 1.5 INCHES IN A FEW HOURS... FLOOD PRONE SMALL STREAMS MAY FLOOD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

THOSE THAT LIVE ALONG FLOOD PRONE STREAMS...PLUS COUNTY OFFICIALS... SHOULD MONITOR WATER OVERNIGHT...IF SHOWERS PERSIST. BE PREPARED TO TAKE QUICK ACTION.


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