…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT…
The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a
* Flash Flood Watch 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, Bedford, Campbell, Carroll, Floyd,
Franklin, Grayson, Henry, Patrick, and Pittsylvania.
* Until midnight EDT tonight.
* Scattered thunderstorms may produce heavy rain this afternoon
and evening. Rainfall rates in some of the stronger storms may
approach 4 inches per hour.
* Poor drainage areas and urban areas may flood. Small streams and
creeks may overflow their banks, potentially flooding nearby
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
Remember…TURN AROUND…DON’T DROWN!
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.