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Flash flood watch issued for much of West Virginia

April 15, 2018

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Residents in most of West Virginia are being told to watch out for flash floods from heavy rains.

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning Sunday as a long line of storms moves through. Up to 2 inches of rain is expected with locally heavier amounts.

The weather service says the most significant rainfall is forecast over the eastern mountains. It says flash flooding of small streams and creeks is possible.

The watch area excludes far western parts of the state, the mid-Ohio Valley, both panhandles and portions of northern West Virginia.

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