FLOOD WATCH

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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Charleston WV
640 AM EST Wed Jan 23 2019

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Athens-Washington-Jackson OH-Vinton-Meigs-Gallia-
Including the cities of Athens, Marietta, Belpre, Jackson,
Wellston, Oak Hill, McArthur, Hamden, Pomeroy, and Gallipolis
640 AM EST Wed Jan 23 2019

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

The Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of southeast Ohio, including the following areas,
  Athens, Gallia, Jackson OH, Meigs, Vinton, and Washington.

* From 1 PM EST this afternoon through Thursday morning

* Moderate rainfall is expected late today into tonight ahead of
  a cold front. Rainfall amounts are expected to total roughly 1
  inch by early Thursday morning. In addition, several inches of
  snow is expected to melt due to the rain and temperatures well
  above freezing. This will add additional water to creeks and
  streams in the area.

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.