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FLASH FLOOD WATCH – EXPIRED

[ 0 ] June 27, 2016 |

Via NWS: Some additional counties have been added to a FLASH FLOOD WATCH that continues into this evening.

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1040 AM EDT MON JUN 27 2016

VAZ025-026-503-504-WVZ505-506-280245-
/O.CON.KLWX.FF.A.0007.160627T1500Z-160628T0300Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-WESTERN HIGHLAND-EASTERN HIGHLAND-
WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…STAUNTON…WAYNESBORO…STUARTS DRAFT…
HARRISONBURG…HIGHTOWN…MONTEREY…RIVERTON…BRANDYWINE…
FRANKLIN…OAK FLAT…RUDDLE…SUGAR GROVE
1040 AM EDT MON JUN 27 2016

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING…

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF WESTERN VIRGINIA AND EASTERN WEST VIRGINIA…
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS…IN WESTERN VIRGINIA…
AUGUSTA…EASTERN HIGHLAND…ROCKINGHAM AND WESTERN HIGHLAND.
IN EASTERN WEST VIRGINIA…EASTERN PENDLETON AND WESTERN
PENDLETON.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON
INTO THIS EVENING. AVERAGE RAINFALL AMOUNTS UP TO 1 INCH ARE
EXPECTED WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS BETWEEN 2 AND 3 INCHES
POSSIBLE. THESE AMOUNTS COMBINED WITH ALREADY WET CONDITIONS
FROM RECENT HEAVY RAINS WILL LEAD TO AN ENHANCED FLASH FLOODING
THREAT.

* HEAVY AMOUNTS OF RAIN IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME MAY CAUSE
CREEKS AND STREAMS TO QUICKLY RISE OUT OF THEIR BANKS.

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 BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1040 AM EDT MON JUN 27 2016

VAZ027-029-036>038-507-508-WVZ055-502-280245-
/O.EXA.KLWX.FF.A.0007.160627T1500Z-160628T0300Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SHENANDOAH-PAGE-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-
NORTHERN VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE-CENTRAL VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE-HARDY-
EASTERN GRANT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…STRASBURG…WOODSTOCK…MOUNT JACKSON…
NEW MARKET…LURAY…SHENANDOAH…STANLEY…LOVINGSTON…
CHARLOTTESVILLE…STANARDSVILLE…BIG MEADOWS…WINTERGREEN…
MOOREFIELD…PETERSBURG
1040 AM EDT MON JUN 27 2016

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS EXPANDED
THE

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE PORTIONS OF VIRGINIA AND EASTERN
WEST VIRGINIA…INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS…IN VIRGINIA…
ALBEMARLE…CENTRAL VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE…GREENE…NELSON…
NORTHERN VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE…PAGE AND SHENANDOAH. IN EASTERN
WEST VIRGINIA…EASTERN GRANT AND HARDY.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON
INTO THIS EVENING. AVERAGE RAINFALL AMOUNTS UP TO 1 INCH ARE
EXPECTED WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS BETWEEN 2 AND 3 INCHES
POSSIBLE. THESE AMOUNTS COMBINED WITH ALREADY WET CONDITIONS
FROM RECENT HEAVY RAINS WILL LEAD TO AN ENHANCED FLASH FLOODING
THREAT.

* HEAVY AMOUNTS OF RAIN IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME MAY CAUSE
CREEKS AND STREAMS TO QUICKLY RISE OUT OF THEIR BANKS.

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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