Parts Of Region Under Flash Flood Watch

By
Megan Moseley

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Updated Wed, Jul 3, 2013 2:58 pm

UPDATE 3:00 p.m. The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for Fairfield and Licking counties until 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Additionally a flash flood watch remains in effect for Athens, Gallia, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Vinton, Perry, Morgan and Washington counties in Ohio until noon on July 4th.

The watch also includes the following counties in West Virginia: Pleasants, Wood, Wayne, Putnam, Roane, Mason, Lincoln, Jackson, and Cabell.

According to the report, occasional showers are likely Wednesday afternoon and will continue into Independence Day. Rains of 1.5 and 2 inches in less than six hours could cause small streams to rise quickly above bankfall.

The heaviest rainfall is expected to occur Wednesday night.

The NWS advises people along streams and creeks to monitor water levels and be prepared to take action.


The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Athens, Gallia, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Vinton, Perry, Morgan and Washington counties in Ohio until noon on July 4th.

The watch also includes the following counties in West Virginia: Pleasants, Wood, Wayne, Putnam, Roane, Mason, Lincoln, Jackson, and Cabell.

According to the report, occasional showers are likely Wednesday afternoon and will continue into Independence Day. Rains of 1.5 and 2 inches in less than six hours could cause small streams to rise quickly above bankfall.

The heaviest rainfall is expected to occur Wednesday night.

The NWS advises people along streams and creeks to monitor water levels and be prepared to take action.

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