Last Updated on September 9, 2023 7:42 am
More rounds of thunderstorms will cross southwest Virginia, northwest North Carolina, and southeast West Virginia this afternoon into tonight. Intense rainfall rates and repeated batches of storms may lead to flash flooding.
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Dobson, Danbury,
Boone, Wilkesboro, Yadkinville, Tazewell, Marion, Bland,
Pearisburg, Wytheville, Radford, Pulaski, Blacksburg,
Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, Volney, Galax, Floyd, Roanoke,
Salem, Stuart, Rocky Mount, Martinsville, Bluefield, and Flat Top
319 AM EDT Sat Sep 9 2023
…FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH LATE TONIGHT…
- WHAT…Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible.
- WHERE…Portions of North Carolina, including the following areas,
Alleghany NC, Ashe, Stokes, Surry, Watauga, Wilkes and Yadkin.
Portions of Virginia, including the following areas, Bland,
Carroll, Floyd, Franklin, Giles, Grayson, Henry, Montgomery,
Patrick, Pulaski, Roanoke, Smyth, Tazewell and Wythe. Portions of
southeast West Virginia, including the following area, Mercer.
- WHEN…From Noon EDT today through late tonight.
- IMPACTS…Excessive runoff may result in flooding of creeks,
streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Creeks and
streams may rise out of their banks. Flooding may occur in poor
drainage and urban areas. Low-water crossings may be flooded.
- ADDITIONAL DETAILS…
- Rainfall rates of 2 to 4 inches per hour are possible.
You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flash
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.