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Flash Flood Watch Issued Thursday Through Saturday

Reported by: Send eMail Kaylin Searles
Reported: Jun. 18, 2014 10:20 AM EDT
Updated: Jun. 18, 2014 12:57 PM EDT
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Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch from 1 a.m. Thursday through 6 a.m. Saturday for multiple counties in West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio.

More than 30 counties, including Kanawha, Lincoln, Cabell, Clay and Boone, are in the flash flood watch area. Generally, the watch is from Interstate 64 north.

Eyewitness News Meteorologist Brandon Stover said there is the possibility of isolated rain on Wednesday. Stover also said Thursday and Friday are fair game for numerous showers.

Stover said with any storm, there is a chance of thunderstorms, including lightning and heavy rain.

The main threat over the next few days will be repetitive thunderstorms that may result in flash floods.

In West Virginia, counties under the watch are Boone, Braxton, Cabell, Calhoun, Clay, Fayette, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Mason, Nicholas, Pleasants, Pocahontas, Putnam, Ritchie, Roane, Wayne, Webster, Wirt and Wood. Kentucky counties under the watch are Boyd, Carter, Greenup and Lawrence. In Ohio, counties under the watch are Athens, Gallia, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Morgan, Vinton and Washington.

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