Monroe County, WV
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Flash Flood Watch
VAZ018>020-023-024-WVZ043-044-507-508-280000-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CRAIG-ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-SUMMERS-MONROE-
EASTERN GREENBRIER-WESTERN GREENBRIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEW CASTLE...CLIFTON FORGE...
COVINGTON...HOT SPRINGS...FINCASTLE...LEXINGTON...BUENA VISTA...
HINTON...HIX...UNION...LEWISBURG...WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS...
ALDERSON...QUINWOOD...DUO...RAINELLE
118 PM EDT MON JUN 27 2016

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF VIRGINIA AND SOUTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA...INCLUDING
THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN VIRGINIA...ALLEGHANY VA...BATH...
BOTETOURT...CRAIG AND ROCKBRIDGE. IN SOUTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA...
EASTERN GREENBRIER...MONROE...SUMMERS AND WESTERN GREENBRIER.

* UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT

* SLOW MOVING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN WILL
ARRIVE AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THIS
HEAVY RAIN COMBINED WITH VERY WET CONDITIONS DUE TO FLOODING
FROM LAST WEEK COULD RESULT IN ADDITIONAL FLASH FLOODING.

* RAPID RISES ALONG CREEKS AND STREAMS ALONG WITH POOR DRAINAGE
DUE TO DEBRIS COULD LEAD TO MORE FLOODING THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.

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.

&&

$$

Special Weather Statement
NCZ001-002-018-019-VAZ010>020-022>024-WVZ044-271900-
ASHE-ALLEGHANY NC-WATAUGA-WILKES-BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-PULASKI-
MONTGOMERY-GRAYSON-CARROLL-FLOYD-CRAIG-ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-ROANOKE-
BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST JEFFERSON...SPARTA...BOONE...
WILKESBORO...BLAND...PEARISBURG...WYTHEVILLE...RADFORD...
PULASKI...BLACKSBURG...INDEPENDENCE...WHITETOP...TROUTDALE...
VOLNEY...GALAX...FLOYD...NEW CASTLE...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON...
HOT SPRINGS...ROANOKE...SALEM...FINCASTLE...LEXINGTON...
BUENA VISTA...UNION
1257 PM EDT MON JUN 27 2016

...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN MOVING INTO THE
AREA...

AT 1255 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RADAR INDICATED
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.
THESE STORMS EXTENDED FROM THE MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS OF
NORTHWESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...NORTHEAST THROUGH PORTIONS OF THE
NEW RIVER VALLEY AND SHENANDOAH VALLEY...EAST TO THE BLUE RIDGE
AND FOOTHILLS.

SCATTERED STORMS SHOULD CONTINUE OVER THE AREA FOR MUCH OF THE
REST OF THE AFTERNOON...AND PERHAPS INTO EARLY EVENING...SOME
PRODUCING LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN...GUSTY WINDS...AND POSSIBLY SOME
HAIL.

RUNOFF FROM ANY RAIN ON A NEARLY SATURATED GROUND WILL RESULT IN
RAPID RUNOFF...ALONG WITH ASSOCIATED RISES TO CREEKS AND STREAMS
IN THE AREA.

IF NEAR A WATERWAY...BE PREPARED TO MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IF
WATER LEVELS BEGIN TO RAPIDLY RISE WHEN STORMS ARRIVE THIS
AFTERNOON. LISTEN TO THE NWS FOR ADDITIONAL STATEMENTS...AND FOR
POSSIBLE WARNINGS THAT MAY BE RELEASED LATER TODAY.

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