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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 1:18 PM EDT on June 27, 2016


... Flash Flood Watch in effect until midnight EDT tonight...

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of Virginia and
southeast West Virginia... including the following areas... in
Virginia... Amherst... Bland... Giles... Montgomery... Pulaski...
Roanoke... Smyth... Tazewell and Wythe. In southeast West
Virginia... Mercer.

* Until midnight EDT tonight

* slow moving showers and thunderstorms with heavy rain will
arrive ahead of a cold front this afternoon and evening. This
heavy rain combined with very wet conditions due to flooding
from last week could result in additional flash flooding.

* Rapid rises along creeks and streams along with poor drainage
flooding is possible this afternoon and evening.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





Special Statement

Statement as of 5:57 PM EDT on June 27, 2016

Expires 7:30 PM EDT on June 27, 2016


... An area of strong thunderstorms will affect Montgomery... Craig... Amherst...
Roanoke... Pulaski... Bedford... Alleghany... Tazewell... Wythe... Rockbridge...
Smyth... Bath... Bland... Botetourt... Grayson... and Giles County through 730
PM EDT...

At 554 PM EDT... a broken line of strong thunderstorms was along a line
extending from near Lexington... to New Castle... to Pearisburg... to near
Burkes Garden... moving southeast at 20 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph are possible with these storms... along with
torrential rainfall and frequent cloud-to-ground lightning.

Locations impacted include...
Roanoke...
Blacksburg...
Salem...
Christiansburg...
Pearisburg...
New Castle...
Lexington...
Buena Vista...
and Radford.

This includes the following locations
Virginia tech... vmi... the Salem Fairgrounds... and Roanoke regional
Airport.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms... and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 15 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 3792 7919 3781 7917 3778 7908 3762 7894
      3670 8127 3720 8165 3727 8142 3734 8136
      3724 8122 3731 8090 3743 8086 3737 8076
      3748 8051 3742 8047 3751 8030 3756 8033
      3762 8022 3769 8030 3775 8026 3805 7942
time... Mot... loc 2154z 304deg 19kt 3781 7957 3707 8135

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557 PM EDT Mon Jun 27 2016

... An area of strong thunderstorms will affect Montgomery... Craig... Amherst...
Roanoke... Pulaski... Bedford... Alleghany... Tazewell... Wythe... Rockbridge...
Smyth... Bath... Bland... Botetourt... Grayson... and Giles County through 730
PM EDT...

At 554 PM EDT... a broken line of strong thunderstorms was along a line
extending from near Lexington... to New Castle... to Pearisburg... to near
Burkes Garden... moving southeast at 20 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph are possible with these storms... along with
torrential rainfall and frequent cloud-to-ground lightning.

Locations impacted include...
Roanoke...
Blacksburg...
Salem...
Christiansburg...
Pearisburg...
New Castle...
Lexington...
Buena Vista...
and Radford.

This includes the following locations
Virginia tech... vmi... the Salem Fairgrounds... and Roanoke regional
Airport.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms... and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 15 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 3792 7919 3781 7917 3778 7908 3762 7894
      3670 8127 3720 8165 3727 8142 3734 8136
      3724 8122 3731 8090 3743 8086 3737 8076
      3748 8051 3742 8047 3751 8030 3756 8033
      3762 8022 3769 8030 3775 8026 3805 7942
time... Mot... loc 2154z 304deg 19kt 3781 7957 3707 8135

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557 PM EDT Mon Jun 27 2016

... An area of strong thunderstorms will affect Montgomery... Craig... Amherst...
Roanoke... Pulaski... Bedford... Alleghany... Tazewell... Wythe... Rockbridge...
Smyth... Bath... Bland... Botetourt... Grayson... and Giles County through 730
PM EDT...

At 554 PM EDT... a broken line of strong thunderstorms was along a line
extending from near Lexington... to New Castle... to Pearisburg... to near
Burkes Garden... moving southeast at 20 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph are possible with these storms... along with
torrential rainfall and frequent cloud-to-ground lightning.

Locations impacted include...
Roanoke...
Blacksburg...
Salem...
Christiansburg...
Pearisburg...
New Castle...
Lexington...
Buena Vista...
and Radford.

This includes the following locations
Virginia tech... vmi... the Salem Fairgrounds... and Roanoke regional
Airport.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms... and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 15 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 3792 7919 3781 7917 3778 7908 3762 7894
      3670 8127 3720 8165 3727 8142 3734 8136
      3724 8122 3731 8090 3743 8086 3737 8076
      3748 8051 3742 8047 3751 8030 3756 8033
      3762 8022 3769 8030 3775 8026 3805 7942
time... Mot... loc 2154z 304deg 19kt 3781 7957 3707 8135

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