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FLOOD WATCH Until 3AM Thursday : Wintergreen & Nelson : (Will Likely Cancel Before Then)

[ 0 ] February 29, 2012 |

Via NWS: A FLOOD WATCH continues until 3AM Thursday for Nelson, however with rains tapering off, it will most likely be canceled before alled to expire. Click on map to see the latest.

Flood Warning
Statement as of 9:33 PM EST on February 29, 2012

…The Flood Warning has been cancelled for urban areas and small
streams in city of Charlottesville…City of Harrisonburg…City of
Staunton…City of Waynesboro…Albemarle…Greene…Nelson and
Orange counties…

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
445 PM EST WED FEB 29 2012

WASHINGTON-EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-
AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-
NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-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…HIGHTOWN…MONTEREY…MARTINSBURG…
CHARLES TOWN…MOOREFIELD…BAYARD…MOUNT STORM…PETERSBURG…
ELK GARDEN…KEYSER…FORT ASHBY…CIRCLEVILLE…FRANKLIN
445 PM EST WED FEB 29 2012

…FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EST THURSDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR LOCATIONS ALONG AND WEST OF THE BLUE RIDGE
MOUNTAINS AND ALSO ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL VIRGINIA.

* UNTIL 3 AM EST THURSDAY

* WIDESPREAD MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE THROUGH LOCATIONS ALONG AND WEST OF THE
BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS AS WELL AS CENTRAL VIRGINIA THIS EVENING.
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS AROUND ONE INCH ARE EXPECTED.
HOWEVER…ISOLATED AMOUNTS UP TO TWO INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN
HEAVIER BANDS OF RAINFALL AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

RAINFALL WILL TAPER OFF LATE THIS EVENING INTO THE OVERNIGHT.
ADDITIONAL RUNOFF IN SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS MAY CONTINUE
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.

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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