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Flash Flood Watch for Watauga County, NC, Ashe County, NC, Wilkes County, NC Aug 3-4, 2020

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Event cancelled. Flash Flood Watch 8:00 PM EDT

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Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Dobson, Boone, Wilkesboro, Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, Volney, Galax, Floyd, and Stuart
1009 PM EDT Sun Aug 2 2020

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING…

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of North Carolina and southwest Virginia, including the following areas, in North Carolina, Alleghany NC, Ashe, Surry, Watauga, and Wilkes. In southwest Virginia, Carroll, Floyd, Grayson, and Patrick.

* From 8 AM EDT Monday through Tuesday evening.

* Excessive rainfall enhanced by the remnants of Tropical Storm Isaias.

* Small creeks and streams could rise into flood quickly on Monday. Flash flooding can be expected in areas of quick heavy rainfall and areas of persistent moderate or heavier rainfall. From 2 to 4 inches of rainfall is expected in the included counties, with locally higher amounts possible along the southern Blue Ridge from northwest North Carolina into southwest Virginia.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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.

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