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Wintergreen & Nelson : Flood Watch – CANCELED @ 9:44 AM EST

[ 0 ] November 28, 2011 |

Via NWS : Areas shaded in green are under a Flood Watch from midnight Monday until Tuesday afternoon.

Flood Watch / Flood Statement
Statement as of 9:44 AM EST on November 29, 2011

…Flood Watch is cancelled…

The Flood Watch for portions of Virginia and northeast West
Virginia has been cancelled. Further rain today is not expected to
be heavy enough to cause additional flooding.

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
825 PM EST MON NOV 28 2011

AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-WESTERN HIGHLAND-
EASTERN HIGHLAND-WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…STAUNTON…WAYNESBORO…HARRISONBURG…
CHARLOTTESVILLE…HIGHTOWN…MONTEREY…CIRCLEVILLE…FRANKLIN
825 PM EST MON NOV 28 2011

…FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON…

A FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL SHENANDOAH VALLEY…CENTRAL FOOTHILLS
AND POTOMAC HIGHLANDS…INCLUDING EASTERN PENDLETON AND WESTERN
PENDLETON COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA…AND EASTERN HIGHLAND AND
WESTERN HIGHLAND…AUGUSTA…ROCKINGHAM…NELSON AND ALBEMARLE
COUNTIES IN VIRGINIA.

* FROM MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* TERRAIN-ENHANCED MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL DEVELOP
LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH MID-DAY TUESDAY. ONE TO TWO
INCHES RAINFALL CAN BE EXPECTED ALONG EAST-FACING SLOPES. UP TO
ONE INCH CAN BE EXPECTED ELSEWHERE.

* RUN-OFF LIKELY WILL LEAD TO FLOODING OF CREEKS…STREAMS AND
LOW AREAS…INCLUDING ROADWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

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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