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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 12:59 AM EST Feb. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

... A Flood Warning remains in effect until 815 am EST Sunday for
eastern Vinton County...

At 1250 am EST, flooding continues along Raccoon Creek. Motorists
should be especially cautious for water over roads. Some County
roads that run adjacent to or cross Raccoon Creek may experience
flooding, especially Route 50. With more heavy rainfall moving into
the area, expect flooding to continue.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Lake Hope State Park and Zaleski.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


Lat... Lon 3939 8235 3934 8237 3934 8232 3929 8230
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      3910 8234 3903 8233 3904 8240 3908 8242
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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 12:48 AM EST Feb. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through this afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, and West
Virginia, including the following areas, 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 West Virginia, Cabell,
Jackson WV, Mason, Pleasants, Tyler, Wayne, and wood.

* Through this afternoon

* waves of low pressure, along a front over the area, will bring
several more rounds of heavy rainfall. The front will finally
sweep through the area today, as a cold front, bringing the
threat for heavy rainfall to an end by this afternoon.

* Flooding of larger streams, creeks and rivers, especially the
Ohio, Muskingum and Hocking rivers.

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: 12:48 AM EST Feb. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through this afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, and West
Virginia, including the following areas, 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 West Virginia, Cabell,
Jackson WV, Mason, Pleasants, Tyler, Wayne, and wood.

* Through this afternoon

* waves of low pressure, along a front over the area, will bring
several more rounds of heavy rainfall. The front will finally
sweep through the area today, as a cold front, bringing the
threat for heavy rainfall to an end by this afternoon.

* Flooding of larger streams, creeks and rivers, especially the
Ohio, Muskingum and Hocking rivers.

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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