Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
656 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT...

.A SLOW MOVING AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION
FROM THE WEST AND BRING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOCAL RAINFALL
AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO EXCEED ONE TO TWO INCHES...AND THIS WILL
BE FALLING ON LOCATIONS THAT HAVE ALREADY RECEIVED HEAVY RAINFALL
DURING THE PAST FEW DAYS. RUNOFF FROM THIS ADDITIONAL RAINFALL MAY
FLOOD ROADWAYS AND RAPIDLY BRING AREA STREAMS AND CREEKS OUT OF
THEIR BANKS.

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TAZEWELL-SMYTH-BLAND-WYTHE-ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-MERCER-SUMMERS-
EASTERN GREENBRIER-WESTERN GREENBRIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TAZEWELL...MARION...BLAND...
WYTHEVILLE...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON...HOT SPRINGS...
BLUEFIELD...FLAT TOP...HINTON...HIX...LEWISBURG...
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS...ALDERSON...QUINWOOD...DUO...RAINELLE
656 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT MONDAY...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF VIRGINIA AND SOUTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA...INCLUDING
  THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN VIRGINIA...ALLEGHANY VA...BATH...
  BLAND...SMYTH...TAZEWELL AND WYTHE. IN SOUTHEAST WEST
  VIRGINIA...EASTERN GREENBRIER...MERCER...SUMMERS AND WESTERN
  GREENBRIER.

* UNTIL 6 AM EDT MONDAY

* EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN AREAS
  ALREADY SATURATED FROM RECENT RAINFALL.

* FLOODING OF STREAMS...CREEKS...AND ROADWAYS

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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