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Flood Warning
Issued: 4:48 AM EST Feb. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Ohio River at Portsmouth
* until further notice.
* At 4 am the stage was 51.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 50 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* The river will rise to near 53.7 feet by Tuesday evening.The river
will then begin falling, but remain above flood stage for the next 5
days.
* At stages near 53 feet, water enters lower levels of homes in South
Portsmouth. Backwater flooding from the Ohio River worsens onto area
creeks, especially along the Ohio Side of the river through Scioto and
Adams counties. Flooding continues through stretches of Route 52.
Much of Portsmouth itself is protected by flood walls.



Lat... Lon 3878 8285 3868 8284 3858 8318 3861 8362
      3871 8368 3873 8330




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 8:32 AM EST Feb. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect until 1 PM EST 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.

* Until 1 PM EST 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.




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 8:32 AM EST Feb. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect until 1 PM EST 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.

* Until 1 PM EST 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.