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NWS Hazardous Weather Outlook for Friday August 19, 2022

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Last Updated on August 19, 2022 6:19 am

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
500 AM EDT Fri Aug 19 2022

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500 AM EDT Fri Aug 19 2022

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northwest North Carolina and
southwest Virginia.

.DAY ONE…Today and tonight.

Locally heavy rainfall from showers and isolated thunderstorms can be
expected again today. Localized flooding will be possible in areas of
heavier rainfall.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Saturday through Thursday.

Rainfall chances will be on the increase over the weekend and into
early next week as an upper trough combined with a weak frontal
boundary stalled across the region and deep tropical moisture.
Heavy rainfall is possible leading to an increased threat for
flooding.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

Spotters, CoCoRahs observers, and the public are encouraged to send
reports of flooding and rainfall reports to the National Weather
Service in Blacksburg VA. Reports can be submitted via phone by
calling 1-866-215-4324, through our social media platforms, by email
at rnk.skywarn@noaa.gov, or online at www.weather.gov/rnk.

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