EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSFlash Flood Watch Issued For WV, Ky. and Ohio Counties
from Eyewitness News Online
Reported by: Heath Harrison
Web Producer: Heath Harrison
Also Contributing: Brandon Stover
Reported: Jul. 6, 2013 3:05 PM EDT
Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for the majority of the Eyewitness News viewing area for Sunday morning through Sunday evening.
According to Eyewitness News meteorologist Brandon Stover, a strong, upper-air disturbance will bring widespread rains and storms to the area late Saturday night into Sunday.
“Most of the models show 1-2 inches of rainfall over a widespread area. If this verifies, flash flooding could be widespread and significant,” Stover said.
In West Virginia, Boone, Braxton, Cabell Calhoun, Clay, Fayette, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, McDowell, Mason, Mingo, Nicholas, Pleasants, Pocahontas, Putnam, Raleigh, Wayne, Webster, Wirt, Wood and Wyoming counties are affected.
In Ohio, Athens, Gallia, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Morgan, Vinton and Washington counties are affected.
In Kentucky, Boyd, Carter, Greenup, Lawrence, Elliott, Magoffin, Morgan, Floyd, Johnson, Martin and Pike counties are affected.
In addition, a flood advisory has been issued for Lewis County in Kentucky and Scioto County in Ohio.
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