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Upshur County DHSEM
Wednesday August 10th, 2022 :: 03:00 a.m. EDT

Advisory

Flood Watch until 12:00AM Thursday

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

* WHERE...Portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio 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, Vinton and Washington. In West Virginia, Barbour, Boone, Braxton, Cabell, Calhoun, Clay, Doddridge, Gilmer, Harrison, Jackson WV, Kanawha, Lewis, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, Mingo, Pleasants, Putnam, Ritchie, Roane, Taylor, Tyler, Upshur, Wayne, Wirt and Wood.

* WHEN...Through this 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.

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

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

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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