Flood Watches – ! CANCELLED ! : Updated 9.30.16 – 5:00 AM

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Graphic Courtesy of CBS-19 The Weather Authority : In addition to the Severe Thunderstorm Watch this evening, a Flash Flood Watch is in effect for most of the area through Friday morning. The above image shows the potential estimated rainfall.
Graphic Courtesy of CBS-19 The Weather Authority : In addition to the Severe Thunderstorm Watch this evening, a Flash Flood Watch is in effect for most of the area through Friday morning. The above image shows the potential estimated rainfall.
Graphic Courtesy of CBS-19 The Weather Authority : A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for most of the area through Friday morning. The above image shows the potential estimated rainfall.

FLOOD WATCH – CANCELLED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
333 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-AUGUSTA-
ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-WESTERN HIGHLAND-
EASTERN HIGHLAND-CENTRAL VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE-HAMPSHIRE-HARDY-
WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-EASTERN MINERAL-
WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…FROSTBURG…CUMBERLAND…STAUNTON…
WAYNESBORO…STUARTS DRAFT…HARRISONBURG…STRASBURG…
WOODSTOCK…MOUNT JACKSON…NEW MARKET…LOVINGSTON…
CHARLOTTESVILLE…HIGHTOWN…MONTEREY…WINTERGREEN…ROMNEY…
MOOREFIELD…BAYARD…MOUNT STORM…PETERSBURG…ELK GARDEN…
ANTIOCH…KEYSER…NEW CREEK…RIDGEVILLE…RUSSELLDALE…
HEADSVILLE…FORT ASHBY…RIVERTON…BRANDYWINE…FRANKLIN…
OAK FLAT…RUDDLE…SUGAR GROVE
333 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED…

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN MARYLAND…VIRGINIA
AND EASTERN WEST VIRGINIA HAS BEEN CANCELLED. WHILE RAIN WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY, THE THREAT OF REPEATED ROUNDS OF HEAVY
RAIN HAS ENDED. FLOODING IS NO LONGER ANTICIPATED.

FLOOD WATCH – CANCELLED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
359 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-AMHERST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…CLIFTON FORGE…COVINGTON…
HOT SPRINGS…FINCASTLE…LEXINGTON…BUENA VISTA…AMHERST
359 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED…

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL VIRGINIA AND WEST
CENTRAL VIRGINIA HAS BEEN CANCELLED. OFF AND ON SHOWERS WILL
CONTINUE THIS MORNING BUT WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAIN IS NOT EXPECTED AT
THIS TIME. HOWEVER ADDED SHOWERS AND STORMS COULD REDEVELOP LATER
TODAY RESULTING IN AREAS OF ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL.

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1235 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING…

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF MARYLAND…THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA…VIRGINIA AND
WEST VIRGINIA…INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS…IN MARYLAND…
ANNE ARUNDEL…CALVERT…CARROLL…CENTRAL AND EASTERN
ALLEGANY…CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST HOWARD…CENTRAL AND
SOUTHEAST MONTGOMERY…CHARLES…EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY…
FREDERICK MD…NORTHERN BALTIMORE…NORTHWEST HARFORD…
NORTHWEST HOWARD…NORTHWEST MONTGOMERY…PRINCE GEORGES…
SOUTHEAST HARFORD…SOUTHERN BALTIMORE…ST. MARYS AND
WASHINGTON. THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. IN VIRGINIA…
ALBEMARLE…ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA…AUGUSTA…
CENTRAL VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE…CLARKE…CULPEPER…EASTERN
LOUDOUN…FAIRFAX…FREDERICK VA…GREENE…KING GEORGE…
MADISON…NELSON…NORTHERN FAUQUIER…NORTHERN VIRGINIA BLUE
RIDGE…ORANGE…PAGE…PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS
PARK…RAPPAHANNOCK…ROCKINGHAM…SHENANDOAH…SOUTHERN
FAUQUIER…SPOTSYLVANIA…STAFFORD…WARREN AND WESTERN
LOUDOUN. IN WEST VIRGINIA…BERKELEY…EASTERN GRANT…EASTERN
MINERAL…HAMPSHIRE…HARDY…JEFFERSON…MORGAN…WESTERN
GRANT AND WESTERN MINERAL.

* INTO FRIDAY MORNING

* A POWERFUL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE MIDWEST WILL BRING
PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN TO OUR AREA INTO FRIDAY MORNING.

* WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES ARE EXPECTED.
LOCALIZED AMOUNTS UP TO A FOOT OF RAIN ARE POSSIBLE…
INCLUDING ALONG THE EASTERN SLOPES OF THE NORTHERN VIRGINIA
BLUE RIDGE AND CATOCTIN MOUNTAIN IN MARYLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

THESE NEXT FEW DAYS WILL BE A DANGEROUS TIME…REQUIRING MORE
THAN THE USUAL AWARENESS…PLANNING AND PREPARATIONS.

IF YOU ARE NEAR STREAMS OR DRAINAGE DITCHES…KEEP AN EYE ON THEM
AND BE READY TO QUICKLY SEEK HIGHER GROUND. WATER MAY RISE
RAPIDLY.

CLEAR OUT STORM DRAINS.

THOSE PRONE TO BASEMENT FLOODING SHOULD PREPARE. COMMUNITIES
PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD PREPARE.

CONTINUE TO CHECK IN ON THE FORECAST FOR UPDATES.

WARNINGS WILL BE ISSUED FOR AREAS WHERE FLOODING IS IMMINENT.
ENSURE YOU GET WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE THROUGH
YOUR MOBILE PHONE AND OR NOAA WEATHER RADIO.

BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION IF A WARNING IS ISSUED FOR WHERE YOU
ARE OR IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED.

ENSURE YOUR KIDS DONT PLAY NEAR FLOOD WATERS.

REMEMBER IF YOU COME ACROSS WATER CROSSING A ROAD…TURN AROUND
DONT DROWN!

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
336 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

…SHOWERS AND STORMS TO PRODUCE BANDS OF HEAVY RAIN TODAY…

.A STRONG UPPER LEVEL LOW JUST WEST OF THE MOUNTAINS COMBINED
WITH A SOUTHEAST FETCH OF MOISTURE ALONG A COMPLEX FRONTAL SYSTEM
WILL KEEP THE THREAT OF HEAVIER SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AROUND
THROUGH LATER TODAY.

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AMHERST-PITTSYLVANIA-CAMPBELL-APPOMATTOX-BUCKINGHAM-HALIFAX-
CHARLOTTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…AMHERST…DANVILLE…LYNCHBURG…
APPOMATTOX…SOUTH BOSTON…KEYSVILLE
336 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON…

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL VIRGINIA AND SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA…
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS…IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA…
AMHERST…APPOMATTOX…BUCKINGHAM AND CAMPBELL. IN SOUTH
CENTRAL VIRGINIA…CHARLOTTE…HALIFAX AND PITTSYLVANIA.

* THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON

* PERIODS OF SLOW MOVING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE EXPECTED
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. HEAVY RAIN IS LIKELY WITH UP TO 3 INCHES
OF RAIN BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON. LOCALIZED HEAVIER AMOUNTS ARE
POSSIBLE. THIS AMOUNT OF RAINFALL MAY CAUSE FLASH FLOODING OF
SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS. URBAN AREAS AND LOCATIONS WITH POOR
DRAINAGE ALSO HAVE A HIGH POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING.

* STREAMS AND CREEKS MAY OVERFLOW THEIR BANKS LEADING TO FLOODED
AND IMPASSIBLE 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.
REMEMBER…TURN AROUND…DON`T DROWN!

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

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