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Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 7:42 PM EDT on September 29, 2016

Expires 8:15 PM EDT on September 29, 2016


... Flash Flood Watch in effect through Friday morning...

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of central Virginia and west
central Virginia... including the following areas... in central
Virginia... Amherst. In west central Virginia... Alleghany VA...
Bath... Botetourt and Rockbridge.

* Through Friday morning

* rainfall since early this afternoon has accumulated to up to 2
inches in portions of the Alleghany Highlands. There will be a
setup that favors banding of showers and storms mainly from the
Blue Ridge into the Alleghany Highlands through overnight.
Another 1-2 inches will be possible with locally heavier amounts
which could lead to flash flooding.

* Training of heavy rain could lead to flash flooding of small
streams and creeks... and urban areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
Remember... turn around... don't drown!

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





655 PM EDT Thu Sep 29 2016

... The Flood Advisory remains in effect until 815 PM EDT for
Bath... northwestern Botetourt... Alleghany counties in west central
Virginia and southeastern Greenbrier counties in southeastern West
Virginia and the city of Covington...

At 645 PM EDT... local law enforcement reported heavy rain in
Covington... with poor drainage flooding. Ponding of water was
reported on some of the streets with flooding of some of the
underpasses.

Period of heavy rain will continue impact the area with radar
showing an extensive area of showers and thunderstorms from
Covington... northward into western Bath County near Warm
Springs... and across extreme eastern Greenbrier County near the
Virginia... West Virginia border.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Covington...
Clifton Forge...
Neola...
Warm Springs...
and Mountain Grove.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

When it is safe to do so... please send your reports of flooding...
including mudslides or flooded roads... to the National Weather
Service by calling toll free at 1... 8 6 6... 2 1 5... 4 3 2 4. Reports
and pictures can also be shared on the National Weather Service
Blacksburg facebook Page and on twitter.


Lat... Lon 3822 7971 3818 7951 3815 7953 3816 7944
      3788 7965 3785 7961 3777 7966 3777 7971
      3756 7991 3755 7998 3766 8003 3760 8015
      3764 8026 3769 8029 3769 8036 3773 8038
      3804 8025 3806 7996 3818 7992 3827 7980


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