FLOOD WARNING

OH: Gallia, Lawrence

WV: Mason

Until 1015 PM EST.

At 718 PM EST, Doppler radar indicated that heavy rain was falling over the area. Automated gauges report 1 to 1.25 inches of rain has already fallen. An additional half inch is expected through 9 PM. This will result in flooding, particularly across low lying and poor drainage areas. Strong rises will occur along small creeks and streams, which may surpass bankfull.

Some locations that will experience flooding include…Huntington, Ashland, Ironton, Grayson, Gallipolis, Louisa, Coal Grove, Wayne, Chesapeake, Proctorville, Blaine, Beech Fork State Park, Cannonsburg, Lake Vesuvius, Grayson Lake State Park, Yatesville Lake State Park, Barboursville, Kenova, Milton and Catlettsburg.

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