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Flood Watch for Flash Flooding Through Tonight

The Flood Watch for Flash Flooding has been expanded to include the mountains, and extended through tonight. Slow moving showers and thunderstorms along an even slower moving front across the middle Ohio Valley will produce heavy rainfall, which could cause localized issues of flash flooding, especially anywhere they repeat. This system will kick out of the area Thursday morning. Read More >

 

This week is Flood Safety and Severe Weather Awareness Week in West Virginia!  Follow #ReadyWVwx on social media, and check out our partners at West Virginia Emergency Management Division and ReadyWV! for tips and information on how to be Weather-Ready for the spring severe weather season.

Also, make plans to participate in the West Virginia Statewide Tornado Drill at 11:00 am EDT Tuesday March 22.  This is a great opportunity to practice what you would do in the event of a real tornado!  Find out more information in our Tornado Drill FAQ.

If you participate in the Statewide Tornado Drill or any other Severe Weather Awareness Week activity, let us know by including #ReadyWVwx in your Facebook or Twitter post.

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Severe weather awareness and preparedness involves three steps:

 

1 - BE INFORMED

 

2 - PLAN AHEAD

 

3 - TAKE ACTION