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FLASH FLOOD WATCH : CANCELED

[ 0 ] July 7, 2019 |

The previously issued Flash Flood Watch is canceled : https://inws.ncep.noaa.gov/a/a.php?i=36360592

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect from noon Sunday into Sunday evening for the areas highlighted in green. Click on the image above for the absolute latest updates from NWS.


Flood Watch
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
715 AM EDT Sun Jul 7 2019

...Thunderstorms with heavy rain may cause Flash Flooding this
afternoon and tonight...

.A cold front moving south through the Mid Atlantic region will
produce scattered to numerous thunderstorms this afternoon and
evening. Rainfall rates with some of these storms nay be as high
as four inches per hour, and with the slow movement of the
thunderstorms, flash flooding is possible.

Alleghany VA-Bath-Botetourt-Rockbridge-Bedford-Amherst-Campbell-
Appomattox-Buckingham-Eastern Greenbrier-Western Greenbrier-
Including the cities of Clifton Forge, Covington, Hot Springs,
Fincastle, Lexington, Buena Vista, Bedford, Amherst, Lynchburg,
Appomattox, Lewisburg, White Sulphur Springs, Alderson, Quinwood,
Duo, and Rainelle
715 AM EDT Sun Jul 7 2019

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of Virginia and southeast West Virginia, including
  the following areas, in Virginia, Alleghany VA, Amherst,
  Appomattox, Bath, Bedford, Botetourt, Buckingham, Campbell,
  and Rockbridge. In southeast West Virginia, Eastern Greenbrier
  and Western Greenbrier.

* From noon EDT today through this evening

* Very heavy rainfall rates and slow moving thunderstorms may
  produce flash flooding.

* Excessive rain may cause streams and creeks to overflow their
  banks flooding nearby roads. Urban and poor drainage areas may
  be inundated with runoff leading to flooded roads and
  underpasses. Mudslides are possible in areas with steeper
  terrain.

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.


Flood Watch
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
406 AM EDT Sun Jul 7 2019

Augusta-Rockingham-Nelson-Albemarle-Greene-Western Highland-
Eastern Highland-Central Virginia Blue Ridge-Western Pendleton-
Eastern Pendleton-
Including the cities of Staunton, Waynesboro, Stuarts Draft,
Harrisonburg, Lovingston, Charlottesville, Stanardsville,
Hightown, Monterey, Wintergreen, Riverton, Brandywine, Franklin,
Oak Flat, Ruddle, and Sugar Grove
406 AM EDT Sun Jul 7 2019

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Virginia and eastern West
  Virginia, including the following areas, in Virginia,
  Albemarle, Augusta, Central Virginia Blue Ridge, Eastern
  Highland, Greene, Nelson, Rockingham, and Western Highland. In
  eastern West Virginia, Eastern Pendleton and Western
  Pendleton.

* From noon EDT today through this evening

* Slow moving showers and thunderstorms are expected this
  afternoon and evening. Torrential rainfall may lead to totals
  exceeding 2 inches in a short period of time. This may cause
  flash flooding of small streams and other poor drainage urban
  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.




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