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Severe Weather likely for Easter Sunday, Very strong winds & flooding possible

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Last Updated on February 12, 2022 6:44 pm

UPDATE – Sunday afternoon 5:23pm


UPDATE – Easter Sunday morning. Graphics courtesy of NWS.

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect from this evening through Monday morning. Learn more by clicking here.


UPDATE – Saturday morning


Severe weather is likely for Easter Sunday, which could lead to flooding and very high winds.

Rainfall rates of 3 to 4 inches in 24 hours are possible which could lead to a Flood Watch, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

The other major weather story will be very strong winds. A High Wind Warning may be issued, NWS states. The criteria for a High Wind Warning is sustained winds 40 mph or greater, for better than 1 hour – and/or wind gusts 58 mph or greater, for any duration.

Check back here for more information as WataugaOnline.com will be updating this unfolding situation throughout the weekend.

Graphics courtesy of NOAA/NWS

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