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FLASH FLOOD WATCH : – ! CANCELED !

[ 0 ] June 18, 2013 |

Many areas that saw heavy rains on Monday will see them again on Tuesday. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH is in effect for portions of Central Virginia. Click on the map above for the absolute latest updates.

Flood Warning
Statement as of 5:38 PM EDT on June 18, 2013

…The Flood Warning has been cancelled for small streams in southern
Albemarle and Nelson counties…

Rainfall has ended across the warning area.

FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
354 AM EDT TUE JUN 18 2013

AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-WESTERN HIGHLAND-
EASTERN HIGHLAND-WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…STAUNTON…WAYNESBORO…HARRISONBURG…
CHARLOTTESVILLE…HIGHTOWN…MONTEREY…CIRCLEVILLE…FRANKLIN
354 AM EDT TUE JUN 18 2013

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF VIRGINIA AND NORTHEAST WEST
VIRGINIA…INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS…IN VIRGINIA…
ALBEMARLE…AUGUSTA…EASTERN HIGHLAND…NELSON…ROCKINGHAM
AND WESTERN HIGHLAND. IN NORTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA…EASTERN
PENDLETON AND WESTERN PENDLETON.

* FROM 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON

* MORE THAN THREE INCHES OF RAIN FELL IN PORTIONS OF THE WATCH
AREA MONDAY. ADDITIONAL RAIN…CURRENTLY OVER KENTUCKY…IS
FORECAST TO MOVE INTO CENTRAL VIRGINIA THIS MORNING.

* MONDAY EVENING COUNTY OFFICIALS REPORTED MULTIPLE ROAD CLOSURES
AND WATER RESCUES ON ROADS. WITH THE SOIL ALREADY SATURATED
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL TODAY MAY CAUSE MORE FLOODING ON ROADS.

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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