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FLASH FLOOD WATCH : EXPIRED / CANCELED

[ 0 ] June 22, 2018 |

FLASH FLOOD WATCH
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1130 AM EDT Fri Jun 22 2018

Augusta-Rockingham-Nelson-Albemarle-Western Highland-
Eastern Highland-Central Virginia Blue Ridge-Western Pendleton-
Eastern Pendleton-
Including the cities of Staunton, Waynesboro, Stuarts Draft,
Harrisonburg, Lovingston, Charlottesville, Hightown, Monterey,
Wintergreen, Riverton, Brandywine, Franklin, Oak Flat, Ruddle,
and Sugar Grove
1130 AM EDT Fri Jun 22 2018

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT…

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Virginia and eastern West
Virginia, including the following areas, in Virginia,
Albemarle, Augusta, Central Virginia Blue Ridge, Eastern
Highland, Nelson, Rockingham, and Western Highland. In eastern
West Virginia, Eastern Pendleton and Western Pendleton.

* From 4 PM EDT this afternoon through late tonight

* Heavy rain expected as showers and thunderstorms develop over
the area. Rainfall amounts will be between 1 and 2 inches, with
localized higher amounts possible.

* Rapid rises in water due to excessive rain are possible,
especially in the wake of the recent heavy rains across the
area. Streams and creeks could quickly exceed bankfull. Roads
may become blocked by high water. Mudslides are possible in
areas where heavy rain persists over higher terrain.

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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