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Flash Flood Watch Begins @ 3 PM Today : 1.24.10

[ 0 ] January 24, 2010 |
Via The NWS : A Flash Flood Watch Begins at 3PM Sunday afternoon through Monday morning for the potential of very heavy rain. Click image for very latest.

Via The NWS : A Flash Flood Watch Begins at 3PM Sunday afternoon through Monday morning for the potential of very heavy rain. Click image for very latest.

Nelson County, Virginia
FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY MORNING..

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
438 AM EST SUN JAN 24 2010

WASHINGTON-EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-
HIGHLAND-AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-
CLARKE-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-BERKELEY-
JEFFERSON-PENDLETON-HARDY-WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-
WESTERN MINERAL-EASTERN MINERAL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…HAGERSTOWN…FROSTBURG…CUMBERLAND…
STAUNTON…WAYNESBORO…HARRISONBURG…WINCHESTER…FRONT ROYAL…
CHARLOTTESVILLE…MARTINSBURG…CHARLES TOWN…BAYARD…
PETERSBURG…EMORYVILLE…HARTMANSVILLE…KEYSER…FORT ASHBY
438 AM EST SUN JAN 24 2010

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING…

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF MARYLAND…VIRGINIA AND NORTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA.

* FROM 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY MORNING

* A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON AND
TONIGHT…BRINGING MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL. RAINFALL AMOUNTS
OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH EARLY MONDAY
MORNING…WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF 2 INCHES
POSSIBLE.

* FLASH FLOOD GUIDANCE IS LOW ACROSS THE AREA. AS LITTLE AS ONE
HALF OF AN INCH TO ONE INCH OF RAINFALL IN ONE HOUR OR ONE TO
ONE AND A HALF INCHES OF RAINFALL IN THREE HOURS MAY CAUSE
STREAMS AND CREEKS TO OVERFLOW 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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