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Flood Warning
Issued: 11:16 AM EST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Muskingum River at Beverly.
* At 10:45 am Friday the stage was 27.7 feet.
* Record flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 29.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Saturday morning and continue to rise to
near 31.8 feet by Sunday evening. The river will fall below flood stage by
Monday evening.
* At stages near 34.0 feet... several areas near the river are flooded. Homes,
farmland, camps, several sections of Route 60, and secondary roads near the
river are flooded.
* A crest near 30.2 feet compares to a previous crest of 31.8 feet on February 16
2018.


Lat... Lon 3961 8175 3960 8149 3951 8146 3945 8151 3952 8184





Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 11:04 AM EST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch now in effect through Sunday afternoon...

The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, and West
Virginia, including the following areas, in northeast
Kentucky, Boyd, Carter, Greenup, and Lawrence KY. In southeast
Ohio, Athens, Gallia, Jackson OH, Lawrence OH, Meigs, Morgan,
Perry, Vinton, and Washington. In West Virginia, Cabell,
Jackson WV, Mason, Pleasants, Tyler, Wayne, and wood.

* Through Sunday afternoon

* waves of low pressure, along a front over the area, will bring
several more rounds of heavy rainfall. The next round will come
late tonight into Saturday morning, followed by several more
this weekend. The front will finally sweep through the area
Sunday, as a cold front, bringing the threat for heavy rainfall
to an end Sunday afternoon.

* Flooding of larger streams, creeks and rivers, especially the
Ohio and Muskingum rivers, is likely.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.





Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 11:04 AM EST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch now in effect through Sunday afternoon...

The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, and West
Virginia, including the following areas, in northeast
Kentucky, Boyd, Carter, Greenup, and Lawrence KY. In southeast
Ohio, Athens, Gallia, Jackson OH, Lawrence OH, Meigs, Morgan,
Perry, Vinton, and Washington. In West Virginia, Cabell,
Jackson WV, Mason, Pleasants, Tyler, Wayne, and wood.

* Through Sunday afternoon

* waves of low pressure, along a front over the area, will bring
several more rounds of heavy rainfall. The next round will come
late tonight into Saturday morning, followed by several more
this weekend. The front will finally sweep through the area
Sunday, as a cold front, bringing the threat for heavy rainfall
to an end Sunday afternoon.

* Flooding of larger streams, creeks and rivers, especially the
Ohio and Muskingum rivers, is likely.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.