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NWS Posts Storm & Flood Watches For Garrett County

May 29th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 290 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS
EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN MARYLAND THIS WATCH INCLUDES 1 COUNTY

IN WESTERN MARYLAND

GARRETT

IN WEST VIRGINIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 5 COUNTIES

IN NORTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA

PRESTON               TUCKER

IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA

MARION                MONONGALIA            WETZEL

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF DAVIS, FAIRMONT, GRANTSVILLE,
KINGWOOD, MORGANTOWN, MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK, NEW MARTINSVILLE,
OAKLAND MD, PARSONS, TERRA ALTA, AND THOMAS.
FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of western Maryland,
  east central Ohio, southwest Pennsylvania, and West Virginia,
  including the following areas, in western Maryland, Garrett.
  In east central Ohio, Belmont, Coshocton, and Guernsey. In
  southwest Pennsylvania, Fayette, Fayette Ridges, and Greene.
  In West Virginia, Eastern Preston, Marion, Marshall,
  Monongalia, Ohio, Preston, Ridges of Eastern Monongalia and
  Northwestern Preston, and Wetzel.

* Through late tonight

* Showers and thunderstorms will redevelop today. Some of the
  storms will produce very heavy rainfall. Flash flooding of
  roads, streams, and creeks will be possible, especially in areas
  that receive multiple instance of heavy rainfall.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

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