FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE Flash Flooding Possible With Saturated Ground, Heavy Rain Expected Wednesday
Reported by: Jeff Morris
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Also Contributing: Jim Barach
Reported: Jan. 29, 2013 3:08 PM EST
Updated: Jan. 29, 2013 3:20 PM EST
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, Kanawha County
, West Virginia
With heavy rain coming into the forecast and the ground already saturated, flash flooding is a possibility for the region on Wednesday.
Eyewitness News Chief Meteorologist Jim Barach said flash flooding could be an issue starting at about 2 p.m. Wednesday with 1 inch to 1 and a quarter inches of rain expected. Some areas could receive as much as 2 inches of rain.
Thunderstorms and strong winds are a possibility Wednesday with winds gusting up to 20 mph to 30 mph.
Barach said a cooldown was expected for Thursday and Friday with the possibility of snow.