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Upshur County DHSEM
Thursday July 28th, 2022 :: 01:34 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Flood Watch until 08:00AM Friday

* WHAT...Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible.

* WHERE...Portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, southwest Virginia and West Virginia, including the following counties, in northeast Kentucky, Boyd, Carter, Greenup and Lawrence KY. In southeast Ohio, Gallia, Jackson OH, Lawrence OH and Meigs. In southwest Virginia, Buchanan and Dickenson. In West Virginia, Boone, Braxton, Cabell, Calhoun, Clay, Gilmer, Jackson WV, Kanawha, Lewis, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, McDowell, Mingo, Northwest Fayette, Northwest Nicholas, Northwest Pocahontas, Northwest Raleigh, Northwest Randolph, Northwest Webster, Putnam, Roane, Southeast Fayette, Southeast Nicholas, Southeast Pocahontas, Southeast Raleigh, Southeast Randolph, Southeast Webster, Upshur, Wayne, Wirt and Wyoming.

* WHEN...Through Friday morning.

* IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Low-water crossings may be flooded. Storm drains and ditches may become clogged with debris.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - Several rounds of showers and thunderstorms will affect the area into Friday morning. Rainfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches are expected by weeks end, with localized higher amounts possible. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

* AFFECTED AREAS: GREENUP ... CARTER ... BOYD ... LAWRENCE ... JACKSON ... MEIGS ... GALLIA ... LAWRENCE ... DICKENSON ... BUCHANAN ... WAYNE ... CABELL ... MASON ... JACKSON ... LINCOLN ... PUTNAM ... KANAWHA ... ROANE ... WIRT ... CALHOUN ... MINGO ... LOGAN ... BOONE ... CLAY ... BRAXTON ... GILMER ... LEWIS ... MCDOWELL ... WYOMING ... UPSHUR ... NORTHWEST RALEIGH ... SOUTHEAST RALEIGH ... NORTHWEST FAYETTE ... SOUTHEAST FAYETTE ... NORTHWEST NICHOLAS ... SOUTHEAST NICHOLAS ... NORTHWEST WEBSTER ... SOUTHEAST WEBSTER ... NORTHWEST POCAHONTAS ... SOUTHEAST POCAHONTAS ... NORTHWEST RANDOLPH ... SOUTHEAST RANDOLPH

Instructions:

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

Address/Location
Upshur County DHSEM
181 Pallottine Dr
Buckhannon, WV 26201

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 304-472-4983

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Watch

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