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Flood Watch In Effect Friday Afternoon Through Saturday Afternoon – Dec 14-15, 2018

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Last Updated on December 13, 2018 4:14 pm

..FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON…

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,
Buckingham, Campbell, Carroll, Charlotte, Floyd, Franklin,
Grayson, Halifax, Henry, Patrick, and Pittsylvania.

* From Friday afternoon through Saturday afternoon

* 1 to 2 inches of rainfall will occur on top of several inches of
snow cover. Runoff from this plus melting snow may cause
flooding along streams, creeks and eventually rivers, as well as
urban areas.

* Those living along creeks and streams and rivers need to monitor
them Friday into the weekend. Main stem rivers, especially the
Dan River may flood this weekend.

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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