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Flood Watch including Watauga & Ashe – Nov 10-12, 2020

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Last Updated on November 10, 2020 2:06 pm

Ashe-Alleghany NC-Surry-Watauga-Wilkes-Grayson-Carroll-Floyd-Roanoke-
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Including the cities of Roanoke, Wilkesboro, Dobson, Whitetop,
Sparta, Volney, West Jefferson, Galax, Floyd, Salem, Boone, Stuart,
Rocky Mount, Independence, and Troutdale
151 PM EST Tue Nov 10 2020

…FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING…

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, Surry,
    Watauga and Wilkes. In Virginia, Carroll, Floyd, Franklin,
    Grayson, Patrick and Roanoke.
  • From late tonight through Thursday evening
  • Heavy rain is expected to fall over the southern Appalachian
    Mountains during the next two days. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4
    inches are expected, with local amounts up to 5 inches.

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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