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Flood Watch For Nelson Begins 6AM Wednesday Morning

[ 0 ] August 17, 2010 |
Via NWS: A Flood Watch goes into effect Wednesday morning through late Wed night for the areas shaded in green. Click image to enlarge.

Via NWS: A Flood Watch goes into effect Wednesday morning through late Wed night for the areas shaded in green. Click image to enlarge.

Nelson County, Virginia
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
703 PM EDT TUE AUG 17 2010

FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT…

THE FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF MARYLAND…THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AND VIRGINIA…
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS…IN MARYLAND…ANNE ARUNDEL…
CALVERT…CHARLES…PRINCE GEORGES…SOUTHERN BALTIMORE AND
ST. MARYS. THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. IN VIRGINIA…ALBEMARLE…
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA…CULPEPER…FAIRFAX…
GREENE…KING GEORGE…MADISON...NELSON…ORANGE…PRINCE
WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK…SOUTHERN FAUQUIER…
SPOTSYLVANIA AND STAFFORD.

* FROM 6 AM EDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT

* LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ALONG A FRONTAL BOUNDARY
THAT IS CURRENTLY ACROSS CENTRAL VIRGINIA AND SOUTHERN MARYLAND
LATE TONIGHT…THEN MOVE NORTHEAST TOWARD THE DELMARVA ON
WEDNESDAY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN ARE
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ALONG AND NORTH OF THIS LOW WEDNESDAY
MORNING…THEN PERSIST INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT. RAINFALL IN EXCESS
OF TWO INCHES…WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS OVER THREE INCHES…IS
EXPECTED IN A SWATH FROM NORTH- CENTRAL VIRGINIA TO CENTRAL
MARYLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

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