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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 10:56 AM EST Feb. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch now in effect through Sunday morning...

The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, and West
Virginia, including the following areas, in northeast
Kentucky, Boyd and Greenup. 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 Sunday morning.

* Waves of low pressure, along a front over the area, will bring
several more rounds of heavy rainfall. The next round will come
late tonight into Friday, followed by several more this
weekend. The front will finally sweep through the area Sunday,
as a cold front, bringing the threat for heavy rainfall to an
end Sunday afternoon.

* Flooding of poor drainage and low lying areas, especially along
small streams, creeks and rivers, especially the Ohio and
Muskingum rivers, is likely.

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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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 10:56 AM EST Feb. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch now in effect through Sunday morning...

The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, and West
Virginia, including the following areas, in northeast
Kentucky, Boyd and Greenup. 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 Sunday morning.

* Waves of low pressure, along a front over the area, will bring
several more rounds of heavy rainfall. The next round will come
late tonight into Friday, followed by several more this
weekend. The front will finally sweep through the area Sunday,
as a cold front, bringing the threat for heavy rainfall to an
end Sunday afternoon.

* Flooding of poor drainage and low lying areas, especially along
small streams, creeks and rivers, especially the Ohio and
Muskingum rivers, is likely.

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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