Flash Flood Watch issued for multiple north central WV counties

Flash Flood Watch
Flash Flood Watch(WDTV)
Updated: Jun. 10, 2021 at 1:20 PM EDT
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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.

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