Flood watch continues through Thursday morning for Kanawha, other W.Va. counties


    <p>A flood watch is in effect for parts of West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio from Tuesday evening through Thursday morning, the National Weather Service says. (MGN Online){/p}

    A flood watch is in effect for parts of West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio from Tuesday evening through Thursday morning, the National Weather Service said.

    The weather service said the following counties are under the flood watch in West Virginia: Kanawha, Putnam, Roane, Wayne, Cabell, Mason, Jackson, Wood, Pleasants, Tyler, Lincoln, Wirt, Calhoun, Ritchie, Doddridge, Mingo, Logan, Boone, Clay, Braxton, Gilmer, Lewis, Harrison, Taylor, McDowell, Upshur and Barbour.

    Greenup, Carter, Lawrence and Boyd counties in Kentucky are also included in the flood watch. Perry, Morgan, Athens, Washington, Jackson, Vinton, Meigs, Gallia and Lawrence counties in Ohio are also affected.

    Heavy rain with rainfall amounts as high as 2 to 3 inches will be possible starting late Tuesday night and lasting through early Thursday morning, the weather service said. Flooded roads are possible near streams, creeks and rivers.

    For the latest Eyewitness News Storm Team forecast, click here.

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