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West Virginia, Logan

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:04 PM EDT on July 27, 2016

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on July 29, 2016


... Flash Flood Watch in effect from Thursday morning through
Friday morning...

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of northeast Kentucky...
southeast Ohio and West Virginia... including the following
areas... in northeast Kentucky... Boyd... Carter... Greenup and
Lawrence KY. In southeast Ohio... Gallia... Jackson OH...
Lawrence OH and Meigs. In West Virginia... Barbour... Boone...
Braxton... Cabell... Calhoun... Clay... Doddridge... Fayette...
Gilmer... Harrison... Jackson WV... Kanawha... Lewis... Lincoln...
Logan... Mason... Mingo... Nicholas... Pocahontas... Putnam...
Randolph... Ritchie... Roane... Taylor... Upshur... Wayne...
Webster... Wirt and wood.

* From Thursday morning through Friday morning

* the ground in the watch area is quite wet from rounds of heavy
rain during the past few days. Additional rainfall amounts of 1
to 2 inches with higher amounts are possible beginning Thursday
morning and then continuing into Friday morning.

* If this amount of rainfall is realized, some areas may see
flash flooding of small streams and creeks and roads, especially
in low lying and poor drainage areas.

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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Special Statement

Statement as of 2:47 PM EDT on July 27, 2016

Expires 3:45 PM EDT on July 27, 2016


... A strong thunderstorm will affect southwestern Raleigh...
southeastern Mingo... northwestern McDowell... southern Logan and
Wyoming counties...

At 246 PM EDT... a strong thunderstorm was located over Hinch... or 16
miles east of Williamson... moving east at 35 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with this
storm.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm... and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Locations impacted include...
Pineville... Mullens... Oceana... Sophia... man... R.D. Bailey Lake...
Twin Falls State Park... Mallory... Gilbert creek... Hanover... Hinch...
Crab Orchard... Coal City... Amherstdale-Robinette... Gilbert...
Lester... Rhodell... Herndon... Clear Fork and Josephine.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to travel across
flooded roads. Find alternate routes. It takes only a few inches of
swiftly flowing water to carry vehicles away.

Lat... Lon 3750 8195 3751 8193 3752 8194 3753 8194
      3753 8197 3755 8197 3753 8201 3755 8204
      3753 8205 3756 8208 3772 8210 3778 8158
      3776 8157 3778 8155 3781 8126 3756 8120
      3751 8121 3750 8126 3748 8127
time... Mot... loc 1846z 264deg 32kt 3761 8198


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247 PM EDT Wed Jul 27 2016

... A strong thunderstorm will affect southwestern Raleigh...
southeastern Mingo... northwestern McDowell... southern Logan and
Wyoming counties...

At 246 PM EDT... a strong thunderstorm was located over Hinch... or 16
miles east of Williamson... moving east at 35 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with this
storm.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm... and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Locations impacted include...
Pineville... Mullens... Oceana... Sophia... man... R.D. Bailey Lake...
Twin Falls State Park... Mallory... Gilbert creek... Hanover... Hinch...
Crab Orchard... Coal City... Amherstdale-Robinette... Gilbert...
Lester... Rhodell... Herndon... Clear Fork and Josephine.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to travel across
flooded roads. Find alternate routes. It takes only a few inches of
swiftly flowing water to carry vehicles away.

Lat... Lon 3750 8195 3751 8193 3752 8194 3753 8194
      3753 8197 3755 8197 3753 8201 3755 8204
      3753 8205 3756 8208 3772 8210 3778 8158
      3776 8157 3778 8155 3781 8126 3756 8120
      3751 8121 3750 8126 3748 8127
time... Mot... loc 1846z 264deg 32kt 3761 8198


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Alaska - Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Arizona - Excessive Heat Warning , Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Flash Flood Warning , Record Report
California - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Connecticut - Record Report , Public Information Statement
District of Columbia - Record Report
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Georgia - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - Record Report
Idaho - Record Report
Illinois - Special Statement , Air Quality Alert
Indiana - Air Quality Alert , Special Statement
Kentucky - Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Maine - Air Quality Alert
Maryland - Record Report
Massachusetts - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Special Statement
Minnesota - Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Special Statement , Record Report
Missouri - Flash Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Montana - Special Statement
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New Hampshire - Air Quality Alert
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Ohio - Flash Flood Watch
Oklahoma - Air Quality Alert
Puerto Rico - Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
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Utah - Record Report
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Virginia - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
Wyoming - Record Report

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