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Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Dobson, Boone,
Wilkesboro, Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, Volney, Galax,
Floyd, and Stuart
956 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT MONDAY THROUGH
The Flood Watch continues for
* Counties along the crest of the Blue Ridge, from Floyd County
southwest to Watauga County, as well as Patrick, Surry and
* From 8 AM EDT Monday through Tuesday afternoon
* Prolonged heavy rainfall totaling three to four inches.
* Flooding of small streams and creeks, small rivers and in poor
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.
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Boone, Tazewell, Marion,
Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, Volney, Bluefield,
and Flat Top
959 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT MONDAY
* Locations...North Carolina High Country, Grayson Highlands into
the higher terrain of Tazewell and Smyth County Virginia,
including Burkes Garden.
* Hazards...Strong southeast winds.
* Winds...Southeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.
* Timing...Starting overnight through Monday evening. Peak wind
gusts occur Monday afternoon into early Monday evening.
* Impacts...These winds could down smaller trees and limbs,
especially as soils become saturated from prolonged moderate
rainfall. Isolated power outages are possible. High profile
vehicles will find it difficult to maneuver at times.
A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast to be
31 to 39 MPH or gusts will range between 46 and 57 MPH. Winds of
these magnitudes may cause minor property damage without extra
precautions. Motorists in high profile vehicles should use extra
caution until the winds subside.