428  
WGUS61 KRLX 150553  
FFARLX  
 
FLOOD WATCH  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV  
153 AM EDT SAT AUG 15 2020  
 
KYZ102-103-105-WVZ005-013-150700-  
/O.EXP.KRLX.FF.A.0008.000000T0000Z-200815T0600Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
CARTER-BOYD-LAWRENCE KY-WAYNE-LINCOLN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF KENOVA, CANNONSBURG, ASHLAND, ALUM CREEK,  
WAYNE, HAMLIN, CARTER CAVES STATE PARK, LOUISA, OLIVE HILL, CEREDO,  
HARTS, GRAYSON, GRAYSON LAKE STATE PARK, AND YATESVILLE LAKE STATE  
PARK  
153 AM EDT SAT AUG 15 2020  
   
..FLASH FLOOD WATCH WILL EXPIRE AT 2 AM EDT EARLY THIS MORNING
 
 
THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST KENTUCKY AND WEST  
VIRGINIA, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS, IN NORTHEAST KENTUCKY,  
BOYD, CARTER AND LAWRENCE KY. IN WEST VIRGINIA, LINCOLN AND WAYNE  
WILL EXPIRE AT 2 AM EDT EARLY THIS MORNING.  
 
THE FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED. FLOODING IS NO LONGER EXPECTED TO POSE  
A THREAT. PLEASE CONTINUE TO HEED REMAINING ROAD CLOSURES.  
 

 
 
KYZ101-WVZ011-027>032-039-040-517>526-151600-  
/O.CON.KRLX.FF.A.0008.200815T0600Z-200815T1800Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
GREENUP-TYLER-CLAY-BRAXTON-GILMER-LEWIS-HARRISON-TAYLOR-UPSHUR-  
BARBOUR-NORTHWEST FAYETTE-SOUTHEAST FAYETTE-NORTHWEST NICHOLAS-  
SOUTHEAST NICHOLAS-NORTHWEST WEBSTER-SOUTHEAST WEBSTER-NORTHWEST  
POCAHONTAS-SOUTHEAST POCAHONTAS-NORTHWEST RANDOLPH-SOUTHEAST  
RANDOLPH-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF FLATWOODS, RUSSELL, CRAIGSVILLE, MARLINTON,  
GASSAWAY, CLARKSBURG, MONTGOMERY, ELKINS, OAK HILL, SUMMERSVILLE,  
GRAFTON, PHILIPPI, BIRCH RIVER, SNOWSHOE, BURNSVILLE, GLENVILLE,  
MIDDLEBOURNE, RICHWOOD, SUTTON, HARMAN, BRIDGEPORT, RACELAND,  
BUCKHANNON, COWEN, CLAY, PADEN CITY, FAYETTEVILLE, BELINGTON,  
WEBSTER SPRINGS, MEADOW BRIDGE, WESTON, HOLLY RIVER STATE, AND  
SISTERSVILLE  
153 AM EDT SAT AUG 15 2020  
   
..FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR  
 
* PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST KENTUCKY AND WEST VIRGINIA, INCLUDING THE  
FOLLOWING AREAS, IN NORTHEAST KENTUCKY, GREENUP. IN WEST VIRGINIA,  
BARBOUR, BRAXTON, CLAY, GILMER, HARRISON, LEWIS, NORTHWEST  
FAYETTE, NORTHWEST NICHOLAS, NORTHWEST POCAHONTAS, NORTHWEST  
RANDOLPH, NORTHWEST WEBSTER, SOUTHEAST FAYETTE, SOUTHEAST  
NICHOLAS, SOUTHEAST POCAHONTAS, SOUTHEAST RANDOLPH, SOUTHEAST  
WEBSTER, TAYLOR, TYLER AND UPSHUR.  
 
* THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON  
 
* SLOW MOVING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THIS  
AFTERNOON. TORRENTIAL RAINFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR  
WILL BE POSSIBLE AND MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING DUE TO THE SLOW  
MOVING NATURE OF THESE STORMS.  
 

 
 
OHZ067-075-076-083>087-WVZ006>010-014>020-151600-  
/O.CON.KRLX.FF.A.0008.200815T0600Z-200815T1800Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
MORGAN-ATHENS-WASHINGTON-JACKSON OH-VINTON-MEIGS-GALLIA-LAWRENCE OH-  
CABELL-MASON-JACKSON WV-WOOD-PLEASANTS-PUTNAM-KANAWHA-ROANE-WIRT-  
CALHOUN-RITCHIE-DODDRIDGE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SOUTH POINT, JACKSON, POMEROY, HARRISVILLE,  
PARKERSBURG, HURRICANE, ATHENS, PENNSBORO, IRONTON, GALLIPOLIS, LAKE  
VESUVIUS, VIENNA, ST. MARYS, OAK HILL, SOUTH CHARLESTON,  
GRANTSVILLE, MCCONNELSVILLE, MARIETTA, SAINT ALBANS, HAMDEN, WEST  
UNION, RAVENSWOOD, BELPRE, RIPLEY, POINT PLEASANT, CHARLESTON,  
STOCKPORT, SPENCER, ELIZABETH, NEW HAVEN, TEAYS VALLEY, BELMONT,  
MCARTHUR, WELLSTON, AND HUNTINGTON  
153 AM EDT SAT AUG 15 2020  
   
..FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR  
 
* PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST OHIO AND WEST VIRGINIA, INCLUDING THE  
FOLLOWING AREAS, IN SOUTHEAST OHIO, ATHENS, GALLIA, JACKSON OH,  
LAWRENCE OH, MEIGS, MORGAN, VINTON AND WASHINGTON. IN WEST  
VIRGINIA, CABELL, CALHOUN, DODDRIDGE, JACKSON WV, KANAWHA, MASON,  
PLEASANTS, PUTNAM, RITCHIE, ROANE, WIRT AND WOOD.  
 
* THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON  
 
* SLOW MOVING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THIS  
AFTERNOON. TORRENTIAL RAINFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR  
WILL BE POSSIBLE AND MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING DUE TO THE SLOW  
MOVING NATURE OF THESE STORMS.  
 
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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