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FLOOD WATCH : Parts Of Area This Evening Until Thursday Morning

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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
403 AM EST Wed Jan 23 2019

Augusta-Nelson-Western Highland-Eastern Highland-
Central Virginia Blue Ridge-
Including the cities of Staunton, Waynesboro, Stuarts Draft,
Lovingston, Hightown, Monterey, and Wintergreen
403 AM EST Wed Jan 23 2019

…FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING…

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of central Virginia and western
Virginia, including the following areas, in central Virginia,
Central Virginia Blue Ridge and Nelson. In western Virginia,
Augusta, Eastern Highland, and Western Highland.

* From this evening through Thursday morning

* Rain will overspread the area late this afternoon and evening.
The heaviest rain is expected overnight into early Thursday
morning. Total rainfall amounts around 1 to 1.5 inches are
expected with locally higher amounts around 2 inches possible.

* Excess runoff from a nearly frozen ground and saturated soils
will cause the potential for streams and creeks to rise out of
their banks as well as potential flooding in low lying urban
areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
403 AM EST Wed Jan 23 2019

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Albemarle-Greene-Madison-Rappahannock-Orange-Culpeper-
Northern Virginia Blue Ridge-
Including the cities of Charlottesville, Stanardsville, Madison,
Washington, Orange, Gordonsville, Culpeper, and Big Meadows
403 AM EST Wed Jan 23 2019

…FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON…

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of central Virginia, northern
Virginia, and northwest Virginia, including the following
areas, in central Virginia, Albemarle, Greene, and Orange. In
northern Virginia, Culpeper. In northwest Virginia, Madison,
Northern Virginia Blue Ridge, and Rappahannock.

* From late tonight through Thursday afternoon

* Rain will overspread the area late this afternoon and evening.
The heaviest rain is expected overnight into Thursday morning.
Total rainfall amounts around 1 to 1.5 inches are expected with
locally higher amounts around 2 inches possible.

* Excess runoff from a nearly frozen ground and saturated soils
will cause the potential for streams and creeks to rise out of
their banks as well as potential flooding in low lying urban
areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
522 AM EST Wed Jan 23 2019

…Flooding Possible Tonight and Thursday Morning…

.A strong low pressure system over the Ohio Valley will move east
today and will push a cold front through the Mid Atlantic region
on Thursday. This system will produce widespread moderate to heavy
rainfall tonight into Thursday morning.

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Pulaski-Montgomery-Grayson-Carroll-Floyd-Craig-Alleghany VA-Bath-
Roanoke-Botetourt-Rockbridge-Patrick-Franklin-Bedford-Amherst-
Henry-
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Dobson, Danbury,
Boone, Wilkesboro, Yadkinville, 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, and Martinsville
522 AM EST Wed Jan 23 2019

…FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING…

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of North Carolina and Virginia,
including the following areas, in North Carolina, Alleghany
NC, Ashe, Stokes, Surry, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yadkin. In
Virginia, Alleghany VA, Amherst, Bath, Bedford, Botetourt,
Carroll, Craig, Floyd, Franklin, Grayson, Henry, Montgomery,
Patrick, Pulaski, Roanoke, Rockbridge, and Wythe.

* From this evening through Thursday morning

* 1 to 2 inches of rain are expected. The highest amounts will be
along the Blue Ridge. Much of the expected rainfall will runoff
into local streams and creeks since the ground is frozen or
still saturated from rainfall last weekend.

* Small streams and creeks may overflow their banks. Areas of poor
drainage will also be prone to flooding. Roads near streams and
creeks.

Tributaries of the Roanoke and Dan Rivers may also flood. These
rivers may rise above action or flood stage Thursday or Friday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.