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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 10:47 AM EST Dec. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

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

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of southeast Ohio and West Virginia,
including the following areas, in southeast Ohio, Athens,
Gallia, Jackson OH, Meigs, Morgan, Perry, Vinton, and
Washington. In West Virginia, Jackson WV, Mason, Pleasants,
Ritchie, Tyler, Wirt, and wood.

* Through Sunday morning

* rain will continue through the early afternoon hours, with
perhaps a lull thereafter. Rain overspreads the area again
tonight. Combined with what has already fallen, rainfall amounts
of 1.5 to 2 inches are expected by Sunday morning. Most of this
will occur as runoff, which will bring area creeks to bankfull
if not above tonight.

* Flooding of creeks, streams, low lying and poor drainage areas
will be possible. Some Road closures are also possible. Symmes
Creek, Duck Creek, Raccoon Creek, little Muskingum River, and
the Shade River are particularly vulnerable.


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.





Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 10:47 AM EST Dec. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

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

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of southeast Ohio and West Virginia,
including the following areas, in southeast Ohio, Athens,
Gallia, Jackson OH, Meigs, Morgan, Perry, Vinton, and
Washington. In West Virginia, Jackson WV, Mason, Pleasants,
Ritchie, Tyler, Wirt, and wood.

* Through Sunday morning

* rain will continue through the early afternoon hours, with
perhaps a lull thereafter. Rain overspreads the area again
tonight. Combined with what has already fallen, rainfall amounts
of 1.5 to 2 inches are expected by Sunday morning. Most of this
will occur as runoff, which will bring area creeks to bankfull
if not above tonight.

* Flooding of creeks, streams, low lying and poor drainage areas
will be possible. Some Road closures are also possible. Symmes
Creek, Duck Creek, Raccoon Creek, little Muskingum River, and
the Shade River are particularly vulnerable.


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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