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Status: Alert Ended
Start: 2/15/18 4:20 AM
End: 2/16/18 7:00 PM
Dur: 1d 14:40
Canceled 2/16/18 7:00 PM

Flood Watch issued February 15 at 4:20AM EST by NWS
...A cold front has the potential to bring heavy rain to the region tonight into Friday...
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...
The Flood Watch continues for * Portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, southwest Virginia, 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 southwest Virginia, Buchanan and Dickenson. In West Virginia, Barbour, Boone, Braxton, Cabell, Calhoun, Clay, Doddridge, Gilmer, Harrison, Jackson WV, Kanawha, Lewis, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, McDowell, Mingo, Northwest Fayette, Northwest Nicholas, Northwest Pocahontas, Northwest Raleigh, Northwest Randolph, Northwest Webster, Pleasants, Putnam, Ritchie, Roane, Southeast Fayette, Southeast Nicholas, Southeast Pocahontas, Southeast Raleigh, Southeast Randolph, Southeast Webster, Taylor, Tyler, Upshur, Wayne, Wirt, Wood, and Wyoming.

* Through Friday evening * A cold front, feeding on unseasonably mild, and very moist air mass, has the potential to produce between 1 to 3 inches of rain from tonight through Friday evening. With the ground being saturated from previous rains, coupled with streams and rivers still running high, this rain has the potential to cause flooding throughout the area.

* Flooded roadways are a possibility, especially along streams, creeks and rivers. Flooding of Low lying and poor drainage areas, streams, creeks and rivers, is possible.

* All rivers in the watch area will see significant rises and could exceed flood stage, especially the Ohio, Upper Cheat, Tygart Valley, Buckhannon and the West Fork rivers. Streams in the rather vulnerable Washington County Ohio are likely to flood tonight.
Updated: Thu 2/15/18 12:12 PM EST


Updated: Thu 2/15/18 12:12 PM EST