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Flood Watch for Watauga, Ashe &, Wilkes – through Thursday June 22, 2023

Last Updated on June 22, 2023 7:18 am

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
259 AM EDT Thu Jun 22 2023

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Including the cities of Stuart, Sparta, Danbury, Boone, Yadkinville,
Troutdale, Volney, Floyd, Wilkesboro, West Jefferson, Galax,
Whitetop, Independence, and Dobson
259 AM EDT Thu Jun 22 2023

…FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING…

  • WHAT…Flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be
    possible.
  • WHERE…Portions of North Carolina and southwest Virginia,
    including the following areas, in North Carolina, Alleghany NC,
    Ashe, Stokes, Surry, Watauga, Wilkes and Yadkin. In southwest
    Virginia, Carroll, Floyd, Grayson and Patrick.
  • WHEN…Through this evening.
  • IMPACTS…Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers,
    creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations.
    Creeks and streams may rise out of their banks.
  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS…
  • A slow moving low pressure system over the Tennessee Valley
    will result in periods of rain through Thursday evening. An
    additional 1 to 2 inches of rain will be possible through
    Thursday evening.
  • http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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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