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Wintergreen & Nelson, VA : FLASH FLOOD WATCH – CANCELED @ 10:11 PM

[ 0 ] July 14, 2012 |

VIa NWS : A Flash Flood Watch continues until midnight Saturday for the areas highlighted in green.

Flood Watch / Flood Statement
Statement as of 10:11 PM EDT on July 14, 2012

…Flash Flood Watch is cancelled…

The Flash Flood Watch for portions of Virginia and West Virginia
has been cancelled. Any additional rain will be very light and is
not expected to lead to flash flooding.

FLASH FLOOD WATCNH

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
652 PM EDT SAT JUL 14 2012

AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-PAGE-WARREN-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-
MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-WESTERN HIGHLAND-EASTERN HIGHLAND-HARDY-
WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…STAUNTON…WAYNESBORO…HARRISONBURG…
FRONT ROYAL…CHARLOTTESVILLE…WASHINGTON…HIGHTOWN…
MONTEREY…MOOREFIELD…BAYARD…MOUNT STORM…PETERSBURG…
CIRCLEVILLE…FRANKLIN
652 PM EDT SAT JUL 14 2012

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT
TONIGHT…

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF VIRGINIA AND NORTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA…INCLUDING
THE FOLLOWING AREAS…IN VIRGINIA…ALBEMARLE…AUGUSTA…
EASTERN HIGHLAND…GREENE…MADISON…NELSON…PAGE…
RAPPAHANNOCK…ROCKINGHAM…SHENANDOAH…WARREN AND WESTERN
HIGHLAND. IN NORTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA…EASTERN GRANT…EASTERN
PENDLETON…HARDY…WESTERN GRANT AND WESTERN PENDLETON.

* UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT

* NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF AT LEAST TWO INCH
PER HOUR RAINFALL RATES WILL CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING.

* EXCESSIVE RAINFALL FROM THESE STORMS COULD CAUSE CREEKS AND
STREAMS TO RISE QUICKLY OUT OF THEIR BANKS AND COULD FLOOD LOW-
LYING AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD
FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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