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Wintergreen & Nelson : Flash Flood Watch – ! Canceled ! @ 1:23PM EDT – 9.6.11

[ 0 ] September 6, 2011 |

Via NWS: The Flash Flood Watch has been extended for many Central Virginia areas including Wintergreen & Nelson

Flash Flood Watch is canceled
Flood Watch / Flood Statement
Statement as of 1:23 PM EDT on September 07, 2011

…Flash Flood Watch is cancelled…

The Flash Flood Watch for portions of central Virginia and
northwest Virginia has been cancelled.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected to move across
the region this afternoon and evening however the risk of heavy
rainfall and flash flooding has lessened.

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
815 AM EDT WED SEP 7 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
815 AM EDT WED SEP 7 2011

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS 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 THIS EVENING

* GULF AND ATLANTIC MOISTURE ASSOCIATED WITH THE REMNANTS OF
TROPICAL DEPRESSION LEE WILL CONTINUE TO INTERACT WITH A WARM
FRONT…PRODUCING HEAVY SHOWERS AND POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS
ACROSS THE AREA. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING WILL AVERAGE 1 TO 3 INCHES…WITH LOCALIZED AMOUNTS UP
TO 5 INCHES POSSIBLE. HEAVY RAIN MAY CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY.

* 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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