Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1217 PM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT...

.A SERIES OF DISTURBANCES WILL RIDE ALONG A STALLED FRONTAL
BOUNDARY AND BRING SHOWERS AND STORMS TO THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON
AND TONIGHT. SOME OF THE STORMS WILL PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN
WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR MULTIPLE STORMS TO CROSS THE SAME LOCATION
IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME. THE RESULT MAY BE FLASH
FLOODING...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THOSE LOCATIONS WHERE HEAVY RAIN HAS
FALLEN IN RECENT DAYS.

VAZ007-WVZ042>044-507-508-290030-
/O.NEW.KRNK.FF.A.0008.160728T2000Z-160729T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
TAZEWELL-MERCER-SUMMERS-MONROE-EASTERN GREENBRIER-
WESTERN GREENBRIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TAZEWELL...BLUEFIELD...FLAT TOP...
HINTON...HIX...UNION...LEWISBURG...WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS...
ALDERSON...QUINWOOD...DUO...RAINELLE
1217 PM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA AND
  SOUTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN
  SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...TAZEWELL. IN SOUTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA...
  EASTERN GREENBRIER...MERCER...MONROE...SUMMERS AND WESTERN
  GREENBRIER.

* FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT

* MULTIPLE HEAVY RAIN PRODUCING THUNDERSTORMS MAY CROSS THE SAME
  LOCATION IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME...PROMPTING FLASH FLOODING.

* AS LITTLE AS ONE TO ONE AND ONE-HALF INCHES OF RAIN FALLING IN
  THE PERIOD OF AN HOUR MAY PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING.

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.

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