Severe Weather Alerts - Riverton, WV

  • Flash Flood Watch

    Flash Flood Watch in effect until 11:00 PM EDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF WESTERN VIRGINIA AND EASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN WESTERN VIRGINIA...
AUGUSTA...EASTERN HIGHLAND...ROCKINGHAM AND WESTERN HIGHLAND.
IN EASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...EASTERN PENDLETON AND WESTERN
PENDLETON.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON
INTO THIS EVENING. AVERAGE RAINFALL AMOUNTS UP TO 1 INCH ARE
EXPECTED WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS BETWEEN 2 AND 3 INCHES
POSSIBLE. THESE AMOUNTS COMBINED WITH ALREADY WET CONDITIONS
FROM RECENT HEAVY RAINS WILL LEAD TO AN ENHANCED FLASH FLOODING
THREAT.

* HEAVY AMOUNTS OF RAIN IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME MAY CAUSE
CREEKS AND STREAMS TO QUICKLY RISE OUT OF THEIR BANKS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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Riverton, WV Radar