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Flash Flood Watch
VAZ064-075-076-081>083-511>522-010330-
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CAROLINE-WESTMORELAND-RICHMOND-PRINCE GEORGE-CHARLES CITY-
NEW KENT-WESTERN HANOVER-EASTERN HANOVER-WESTERN CHESTERFIELD-
EASTERN CHESTERFIELD (INCLUDING COL. HEIGHTS)-
WESTERN HENRICO (INCLUDING THE CITY OF RICHMOND)-EASTERN HENRICO-
WESTERN KING WILLIAM-EASTERN KING WILLIAM-WESTERN KING AND QUEEN-
EASTERN KING AND QUEEN-WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PETERSBURG...HOPEWELL...ASHLAND...
MECHANICSVILLE...BON AIR...MIDLOTHIAN...CHESTERFIELD...CHESTER...
COLONIAL HEIGHTS...RICHMOND...SANDSTON...AYLETT...KING WILLIAM...
WEST POINT...KING AND QUEEN COURT HOUSE...TAPPAHANNOCK...
DUNNSVILLE
322 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL VIRGINIA...EAST
CENTRAL VIRGINIA...NORTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA AND SOUTH CENTRAL
VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL
VIRGINIA...EASTERN CHESTERFIELD (INCLUDING COL. HEIGHTS)...
EASTERN HANOVER...EASTERN HENRICO...WESTERN CHESTERFIELD...
WESTERN HANOVER AND WESTERN HENRICO (INCLUDING THE CITY OF
RICHMOND). IN EAST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...CHARLES CITY...EASTERN
ESSEX...EASTERN KING WILLIAM...EASTERN KING AND QUEEN...NEW
KENT...RICHMOND...WESTERN ESSEX...WESTERN KING WILLIAM...
WESTERN KING AND QUEEN AND WESTMORELAND. IN NORTH CENTRAL
VIRGINIA...CAROLINE. IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...PRINCE
GEORGE.

* UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT

* LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL FROM SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IS
EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH THIS EVENING. RAINFALL
AMOUNTS UP TO 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE. THIS WILL OCCUR OVER
AREAS THAT RECEIVED EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WEDNESDAY EVENING.
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAIN INCREASES THE POTENTIAL FOR
FLOODING ACROSS THE AREA ESPECIALLY FOR LOCATIONS THAT HAVE
RECEIVED RECENT HEAVY RAIN, AND FOR LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE
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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