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Charleston, WV

Alerts in Effect

Flood Watch

Issued at 20:58 Friday 26 February 2021

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, Gallia and Lawrence OH. 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, Putnam, Ritchie, Roane,
Southeast Fayette, Southeast Nicholas, Southeast Pocahontas,
Southeast Raleigh, Southeast Randolph, Southeast Webster, Taylor,
Upshur, Wayne, Wirt and Wyoming.

* From late Saturday night through Monday morning.

* Multiple rounds of rain are expected to pass over the region
during the period with 2 to 4 inches possible, depending on
location. Most of the rain will be runoff, and small creeks,
streams, and rivers will see significant rises Saturday night
through Sunday night. High water issues may develop in low lying
and poor drainage areas as well. In the highest elevations of the
West Virginia mountains, a melting snowpack will add to the
rainfall amounts over time due to a high moisture content airmass
possibly reaching the 50 degree mark on Sunday.

Issued by National Weather Service

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