707  
WGUS61 KRLX 250548  
FFARLX  
 
FLOOD WATCH  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV  
1248 AM EST SUN FEB 25 2018  
 
...PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN TODAY, INCREASING THE THREAT FOR  
FLOODING...  
 
KYZ101>103-105-OHZ066-067-075-076-083>087-WVZ005>011-251400-  
/O.CON.KRLX.FA.A.0006.000000T0000Z-180225T2100Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
GREENUP-CARTER-BOYD-LAWRENCE KY-PERRY-MORGAN-ATHENS-WASHINGTON-  
JACKSON OH-VINTON-MEIGS-GALLIA-LAWRENCE OH-WAYNE-CABELL-MASON-  
JACKSON WV-WOOD-PLEASANTS-TYLER-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF FLATWOODS, GREENUP, GRAYSON, OLIVE HILL,  
ASHLAND, LOUISA, NEW LEXINGTON, CROOKSVILLE, SOMERSET,  
MCCONNELSVILLE, STOCKPORT, ATHENS, MARIETTA, BELPRE, JACKSON,  
WELLSTON, OAK HILL, MCARTHUR, HAMDEN, POMEROY, GALLIPOLIS,  
IRONTON, SOUTH POINT, KENOVA, CEREDO, WAYNE, HUNTINGTON,  
POINT PLEASANT, NEW HAVEN, RAVENSWOOD, RIPLEY, PARKERSBURG,  
VIENNA, ST. MARYS, BELMONT, PADEN CITY, SISTERSVILLE,  
AND MIDDLEBOURNE  
1248 AM EST SUN FEB 25 2018  
   
..FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES 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, ATHENS, GALLIA, JACKSON OH, LAWRENCE OH, MEIGS, MORGAN,  
PERRY, VINTON, AND WASHINGTON. IN WEST VIRGINIA, CABELL,  
JACKSON WV, MASON, PLEASANTS, TYLER, WAYNE, AND WOOD.  
 
* THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON  
 
* WAVES OF LOW PRESSURE, ALONG A FRONT OVER THE AREA, WILL BRING  
SEVERAL MORE ROUNDS OF HEAVY RAINFALL. THE FRONT WILL FINALLY  
SWEEP THROUGH THE AREA TODAY, AS A COLD FRONT, BRINGING THE  
THREAT FOR HEAVY RAINFALL TO AN END BY THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
* FLOODING OF LARGER STREAMS, CREEKS AND RIVERS, ESPECIALLY THE  
OHIO, MUSKINGUM AND HOCKING RIVERS.  
 
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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