Flash Flood Watch – CANCELED

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Via NWS: A Flash Flood Watch continues into Monday evening for most of the area. Click on the map image above for the latest from NWS.

Flood Watch / Flood Statement
Statement as of 5:44 PM EDT on June 10, 2013

…Flash Flood Watch is cancelled…

The Flash Flood Watch for portions of Virginia and northeast West
Virginia has been cancelled. One to three inches of rain have
fallen across the central Shenandoah Valley and southern Potomac
Highlands. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible
tonight…so please stay tuned for the potential for further
flooding.

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
953 AM EDT MON JUN 10 2013

AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-PAGE-WARREN-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-
MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-ORANGE-CULPEPER-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-
SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-WESTERN HIGHLAND-EASTERN HIGHLAND-
WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…STAUNTON…WAYNESBORO…HARRISONBURG…
FRONT ROYAL…CHARLOTTESVILLE…WASHINGTON…CULPEPER…
WARRENTON…HIGHTOWN…MONTEREY…CIRCLEVILLE…FRANKLIN
953 AM EDT MON JUN 10 2013

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING…

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

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

* UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING

* AFTER A SOAKING RAIN THIS MORNING…SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
WILL PRODUCE HEAVY RAIN THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED.
WITH THE GROUND ALREADY SATURATED FROM PREVIOUS RAINFALL…IT
WILL NOT TAKE MUCH RAIN TO PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING OF STREAMS
AND 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.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
718 AM EDT MON JUN 10 2013

…PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN THROUGH THIS EVENING…

.A COLD FRONT IS APPROACHING THE AREA FROM THE WEST AND WILL
CROSS THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED AHEAD OF AND ALONG THE FRONT. THE
THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRODUCE VERY HEAVY RAIN.

ASHE-ALLEGHANY NC-SURRY-WATAUGA-WILKES-YADKIN-TAZEWELL-SMYTH-
BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-PULASKI-MONTGOMERY-GRAYSON-CARROLL-FLOYD-CRAIG-
ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-PATRICK-FRANKLIN-
BEDFORD-AMHERST-MERCER-SUMMERS-MONROE-GREENBRIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WEST JEFFERSON…SPARTA…DOBSON…
BOONE…WILKESBORO…YADKINVILLE…TAZEWELL…MARION…BLAND…
PEARISBURG…WYTHEVILLE…RADFORD…PULASKI…BLACKSBURG…
INDEPENDENCE…WHITETOP…TROUTDALE…VOLNEY…GALAX…FLOYD…
NEW CASTLE…CLIFTON FORGE…COVINGTON…HOT SPRINGS…ROANOKE…
SALEM…FINCASTLE…LEXINGTON…BUENA VISTA…STUART…
ROCKY MOUNT…BEDFORD…AMHERST…BLUEFIELD…FLAT TOP…HINTON…
HIX…UNION…LEWISBURG…QUINWOOD…DUO…RAINELLE
718 AM EDT MON JUN 10 2013

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS
EVENING…

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTH CAROLINA…VIRGINIA AND SOUTHEAST WEST
VIRGINIA…INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS…IN NORTH CAROLINA…
ALLEGHANY NC…ASHE…SURRY…WATAUGA…WILKES AND YADKIN. IN
VIRGINIA…ALLEGHANY VA…AMHERST…BATH…BEDFORD…BLAND…
BOTETOURT…CARROLL…CRAIG…FLOYD…FRANKLIN…GILES…
GRAYSON…MONTGOMERY…PATRICK…PULASKI…ROANOKE…
ROCKBRIDGE…SMYTH…TAZEWELL AND WYTHE. IN SOUTHEAST WEST
VIRGINIA…GREENBRIER…MERCER…MONROE AND SUMMERS.

* UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

* NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS…SOME WITH VERY HEAVY
RAIN…ARE EXPECTED.

* FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE…IF REPETITIVE HEAVY RAINFALL OCCURS
OVER THE SAME AREA…OR IF VERY HEAVY RAINFALL RATES OCCUR.
RAINFALL RATES BETWEEN 3 AND 4 INCHES PER HOUR ARE POSSIBLE IN
ANY OF THE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS. WITH THESE CONDITIONS…DUE TO
ALREADY SATURATED GROUND…FLASH FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS WILL
BECOME LIKELY.

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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