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