Flash Flood Watch issued for multiple north central WV counties
NORTH CENTRAL, W.Va (WDTV) - A Flash Flood Watch has been issued by the National Weather Service for the following counties: Ritchie, Gilmer, Braxton, Webster, Randolph, Upshur and Lewis.
The watch is valid through Friday evening. Be careful and know where your susceptible low areas that are vulnerable to flooding.
Statement from the NWS:
Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop this [Thursday] afternoon and evening. This activity will decrease in coverage tonight [Thursday] with the loss of heating, but additional thunderstorms are expected to develop on Friday. Due to high moisture and slow storm motions, storms could produce 1 to 2 inches of rain on average with locally higher amounts of 3 to 4 inches. As a result, flash flooding will be possible, especially in areas with saturated soils from rain in recent days.
Copyright 2021 WDTV. All rights reserved.