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Flash Flood Watch for Watauga County, NC, Ashe County, NC, Wilkes County, NC – July 1-2, 2021

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Last Updated on July 1, 2021 4:26 pm

Numerous showers and thunderstorms will move across southwest Virginia, southeast West Virginia and northwest North Carolina this evening and overnight ahead of an approaching cold front.

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Including the cities of Roanoke, Wilkesboro, Sparta, Pulaski,
Covington, Independence, Fincastle, Buena Vista, Floyd, Hot Springs,
Clifton Forge, Wytheville, Yadkinville, Whitetop, Volney,
Pearisburg, Blacksburg, West Jefferson, Lexington, Radford, Boone,
New Castle, Dobson, Galax, Salem, Bland, and Troutdale
421 PM EDT Thu Jul 1 2021


The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of North Carolina and
Virginia, including the following areas, in North Carolina,
Alleghany NC, Ashe, Surry, Watauga, Wilkes and Yadkin. In
Virginia, Alleghany VA, Bath, Bland, Botetourt, Carroll, Craig,
Floyd, Giles, Grayson, Montgomery, Pulaski, Roanoke, Rockbridge
and Wythe.

* Through Friday morning.

* Torrential rainfall rates may produce flash flooding. Some
locations may have repeated rounds of very heavy rainfall.

* Roads and underpasses may quickly become covered with fast flowing
water and impassible. Streams and creeks may rapidly rise out of
their banks leading to flooding of roads, buildings and nearby


You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

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