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Upshur County DHSEM
Thursday August 4th, 2022 :: 10:16 a.m. EDT

Advisory

Flood Watch until 10:00PM Sunday

* 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, 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.

* WHEN...From 2 PM EDT this afternoon through Sunday evening.

* IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Creeks and streams may rise out of their banks. Flooding may occur in poor drainage and urban areas. The greatest risk period for flooding will be Saturday and Sunday afternoon and evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

* AFFECTED AREAS: GREENUP ... CARTER ... BOYD ... LAWRENCE ... PERRY ... MORGAN ... ATHENS ... WASHINGTON ... JACKSON ... VINTON ... MEIGS ... GALLIA ... LAWRENCE ... DICKENSON ... BUCHANAN ... WAYNE ... CABELL ... MASON ... JACKSON ... WOOD ... PLEASANTS ... TYLER ... LINCOLN ... PUTNAM ... KANAWHA ... ROANE ... WIRT ... CALHOUN ... RITCHIE ... DODDRIDGE ... MINGO ... LOGAN ... BOONE ... CLAY ... BRAXTON ... GILMER ... LEWIS ... HARRISON ... TAYLOR ... MCDOWELL ... WYOMING ... UPSHUR ... BARBOUR ... 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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