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West Virginia, McDowell

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 10:07 AM EDT on July 28, 2016

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on July 29, 2016


... Flash Flood Watch in effect through Friday morning...

The National Weather Service in Charleston has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of southwest Virginia
and southern West Virginia... including the following areas...
in southwest Virginia... Buchanan and Dickenson. In southern
West Virginia... McDowell... Raleigh and Wyoming.

* Through Friday morning

* the ground in the watch area is quite wet from rounds of heavy
rain during the past few days. Total rainfall amounts of 2 to 3
inches with locally higher amounts are possible through
tonight.

* If this amount of rainfall is realized... some areas may see
flash flooding of small streams and creeks and roads...
especially in low lying and poor drainage areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





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Alabama - Record Report
Alaska - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Excessive Heat Warning , Air Quality Alert , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Areal Flood Advisory
California - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Air Quality Alert
Delaware - Flash Flood Watch
District of Columbia - Record Report
Florida - Special Statement
Georgia - Public Information Statement
Indiana - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Public Information Statement
Kansas - Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Maine - Special Statement , Air Quality Alert
Maryland - Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Michigan - Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Minnesota - Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Public Information Statement
Missouri - Record Report
Montana - Record Report
Nebraska - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
New Hampshire - Air Quality Alert
New Jersey - Flash Flood Watch
North Carolina - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report
Ohio - Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Air Quality Alert
Pennsylvania - Flash Flood Watch , Air Quality Alert
South Carolina - Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
Tennessee - Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Texas - Special Statement , Record Report
Utah - Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report
Virginia - Flash Flood Watch , Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Special Statement , Record Report
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