Flood Watch In Effect Thursday Evening Through Saturday Morning – Dec 27-29, 2018

…FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING…

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a

* 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, Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford,
Botetourt, Buckingham, Campbell, Carroll, Charlotte, Floyd,
Franklin, Grayson, Halifax, Henry, Patrick, Pittsylvania,
Roanoke, and Rockbridge.

* From Thursday evening through Saturday morning

* 1 to 3 inches of rain is expected along and east of the central
Appalachians Thursday night through late Friday.

* Flooding of small streams and creeks is possible. Minor flooding
is possible along main stem rivers and tributaries, especially
in the Roanoke and Dan River basins.

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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