Flash-flood watch issued for areas in state
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A flash flood watch is in effect for portions of West Virginia and northeast Kentucky until late this evening.
The National Weather Service says the ground has become wetter and more localized downpours could happen this evening. Rain amounts of 2 inches in fewer than three hours in some locations, according to the weather service.
The watch is in effect until 11 p.m. Sunday for the following West Virginia counties: Wayne, Cabell, Mason, Jackson, Lincoln, Putnam, Kanawha, Roane, Wirt, Calhoun, Ritchie, Doddridge, Mingo, Logan, Boone, Clay, Braxton, Gilmer, Lewis, Harrison, Taylor, Fayette, Nicholas, Webster, Upshur, Barbour and Randolph.