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Wintergreen & Nelson : Flash Flood Watch Through Tuesday Evening

[ 0 ] September 5, 2011 |

Via NWS: The areas highlighted in green are under a Flash Flood Watch from noon Labor Day until Tuesday evening.

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1145 AM EDT MON SEP 5 2011

WASHINGTON-EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-
AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-
NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-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…FROSTBURG…CUMBERLAND…
STAUNTON…WAYNESBORO…HARRISONBURG…WINCHESTER…FRONT ROYAL…
CHARLOTTESVILLE…WASHINGTON…HIGHTOWN…MONTEREY…
MARTINSBURG…CHARLES TOWN…MOOREFIELD…BAYARD…MOUNT STORM…
PETERSBURG…ELK GARDEN…KEYSER…FORT ASHBY…CIRCLEVILLE…
FRANKLIN
1145 AM EDT MON SEP 5 2011

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING…

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF MARYLAND…VIRGINIA AND NORTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA…
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS…IN MARYLAND…CENTRAL AND
EASTERN ALLEGANY…EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY AND WASHINGTON. IN
VIRGINIA…ALBEMARLE…AUGUSTA…CLARKE…EASTERN HIGHLAND…
FREDERICK VA…GREENE…MADISON…NELSON…PAGE…
RAPPAHANNOCK…ROCKINGHAM…SHENANDOAH…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.

* THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING

* TROPICAL MOISTURE ASSOCIATED WITH THE REMNANTS OF TROPICAL
DEPRESSION LEE WILL INTERACT WITH A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT TO
PRODUCE WIDESPREAD SHOWERS ACROSS THE AREA. ADDITIONAL
RAINFALL AMOUNTS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TOMORROW WILL AVERAGE
2 TO 4 INCHES…WITH ISOLATED HIGHER TOTALS EXPECTED.

* VERY HEAVY RAIN MAY CAUSE RAPID RISES IN CREEKS AND STREAMS.
DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH ROADWAYS COVERED WITH WATER.

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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