Rockbridge County, VA
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Flood Watch
VAZ025-026-029-036>040-507-508-192330-
/O.CON.KLWX.FA.A.0002.150419T1800Z-150420T1000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-PAGE-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-
RAPPAHANNOCK-NORTHERN VA BLUE RIDGE-CENTRAL VA BLUE RIDGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STAUNTON...WAYNESBORO...HARRISONBURG...
CHARLOTTESVILLE...WASHINGTON...BIG MEADOWS...WINTERGREEN
1122 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL VIRGINIA...NORTHERN VIRGINIA...NORTHWEST
VIRGINIA AND WESTERN VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
AREAS...IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...ALBEMARLE...GREENE AND NELSON.
IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA...CENTRAL VA BLUE RIDGE AND NORTHERN VA
BLUE RIDGE. IN NORTHWEST VIRGINIA...MADISON...PAGE AND
RAPPAHANNOCK. IN WESTERN VIRGINIA...AUGUSTA AND ROCKINGHAM.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL OVERSPREAD THE REGION THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT. RAINFALL TOTALS OF ONE AND A HALF TO
TWO INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN AREAS NEAR THE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN
BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE...
ESPECIALLY ALONG AND IMMEDIATELY EAST OF THE BLUE RIDGE.

* EXPECT SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS TO RISE...POSSIBLY OVERFLOWING
THEIR BANKS. IN ADDITION...FLOODING MAY OCCUR IN LOW LYING AND
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

PLEASE 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.

&&

$$

Flood Watch
VAZ022>024-033>035-192330-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.A.0005.150419T1800Z-150420T1000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-AMHERST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROANOKE...SALEM...FINCASTLE...
LEXINGTON...BUENA VISTA...ROCKY MOUNT...BEDFORD...AMHERST
1128 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL VIRGINIA...SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA AND WEST
CENTRAL VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL
VIRGINIA...AMHERST. IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...BEDFORD. IN
WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...BOTETOURT...FRANKLIN...ROANOKE AND
ROCKBRIDGE.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN ARE EXPECTED...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED BY EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

* FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS IS POSSIBLE WHERE THE
HEAVIEST RAIN FALLS. INUNDATION OF FLOOD PRONE OR LOW LYING
AREAS...AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS IS ALSO LIKELY.

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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