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Wintergreen & Nelson : Flash Flood Watch EXTENDED

[ 0 ] May 17, 2011 |

Via NWS: A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 2AM EDT Wednesday for all of the areas highlighted in green above. Look to your right under NELSON WEATHER ALERTS for the latest text updates.

Nelson County, Virginia
FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
655 PM EDT TUE MAY 17 2011

WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-
FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-
RAPPAHANNOCK-LOUDOUN-ORANGE-CULPEPER-SPOTSYLVANIA-
NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-WESTERN HIGHLAND-
EASTERN HIGHLAND-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-HARDY-
WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-EASTERN MINERAL-
WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…HAGERSTOWN…FREDERICK…WESTMINSTER…
FROSTBURG…CUMBERLAND…STAUNTON…WAYNESBORO…HARRISONBURG…
WINCHESTER…FRONT ROYAL…CHARLOTTESVILLE…WASHINGTON…
LEESBURG…CULPEPER…FREDERICKSBURG…WARRENTON…HIGHTOWN…
MONTEREY…MARTINSBURG…CHARLES TOWN…MOOREFIELD…BAYARD…
MOUNT STORM…PETERSBURG…ELK GARDEN…KEYSER…FORT ASHBY…
CIRCLEVILLE…FRANKLIN
655 PM EDT TUE MAY 17 2011

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY…

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF MARYLAND…VIRGINIA AND NORTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA…
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS…IN MARYLAND…CARROLL…
CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY…EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY…
FREDERICK MD AND WASHINGTON. IN VIRGINIA…ALBEMARLE…
AUGUSTA…CLARKE…CULPEPER…EASTERN HIGHLAND…FREDERICK
VA…GREENE…LOUDOUN…MADISON…NELSON…NORTHERN FAUQUIER…
ORANGE…PAGE…RAPPAHANNOCK…ROCKINGHAM…SHENANDOAH…
SOUTHERN FAUQUIER…SPOTSYLVANIA…WARREN AND WESTERN
HIGHLAND. IN NORTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA…BERKELEY…EASTERN
GRANT…EASTERN MINERAL…EASTERN PENDLETON…HAMPSHIRE…
HARDY…JEFFERSON…MORGAN…WESTERN GRANT…WESTERN MINERAL
AND WESTERN PENDLETON.

* UNTIL 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF RAINFALL RATES OF ONE TO
TWO INCHES PER HOUR ARE STILL POSSIBLE THROUGH THE EVENING. WITH
SOIL ALREADY NEAR SATURATION…THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN COULD LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS THAT LEAD TO FLASH
FLOODING COULD DEVELOP. MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED
TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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