• Flood Watch

    NCZ001>006-018>020-VAZ012>017-022>024-032>035-043>047-058-059- 152000- /O.CON.KRNK.FA.A.0004.000000T0000Z-181215T2300Z/ /00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Ashe-Alleghany NC-Surry-Stokes-Rockingham-Caswell-Watauga-Wilkes- Yadkin-Wythe-Pulaski-Montgomery-Grayson-Carroll-Floyd-Roanoke- Botetourt-Rockbridge-Patrick-Franklin-Bedford-Amherst-Henry- Pittsylvania-Campbell-Appomattox-Buckingham-Halifax-Charlotte- Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Dobson, Danbury, Eden, Yanceyville, Boone, Wilkesboro, Yadkinville, Wytheville, Radford, Pulaski, Blacksburg, Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, Volney, Galax, Floyd, Roanoke, Salem, Fincastle, Lexington, Buena Vista, Stuart, Rocky Mount, Bedford, Amherst, Martinsville, Danville, Lynchburg, Appomattox, South Boston, and Keysville 329 AM EST Sat Dec 15 2018 ...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... The Flood Watch continues for * Portions of North Carolina and Virginia, including the following areas, in North Carolina, Alleghany NC, Ashe, Caswell, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yadkin. In Virginia, Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, Botetourt, Buckingham, Campbell, Carroll, Charlotte, Floyd, Franklin, Grayson, Halifax, Henry, Montgomery, Patrick, Pittsylvania, Pulaski, Roanoke, Rockbridge, and Wythe. * Through this afternoon * An additional third to three quarters of an inch of rain will be possible today, on top of rain which fell yesterday. Runoff from this rain plus melting snow may cause flooding along streams, creeks and eventually rivers, as well as urban areas. * Those living along creeks and streams and larger rivers need to monitor them today into the weekend. Main stem rivers, especially the Dan and lower Roanoke Rivers may flood this weekend. 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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