Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1037 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017



VAZ026>031-038>040-507-WVZ052-053-232345-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-GREENE-
MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-NORTHERN VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE-BERKELEY-
JEFFERSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARRISONBURG...STRASBURG...WOODSTOCK...
MOUNT JACKSON...NEW MARKET...WINCHESTER...LURAY...SHENANDOAH...
STANLEY...FRONT ROYAL...BERRYVILLE...STANARDSVILLE...MADISON...
WASHINGTON...BIG MEADOWS...MARTINSBURG...CHARLES TOWN...
SHEPHERDSTOWN
1037 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF VIRGINIA AND PANHANDLE WEST
  VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN VIRGINIA...
  CLARKE...FREDERICK VA...GREENE...MADISON...NORTHERN VIRGINIA
  BLUE RIDGE...PAGE...RAPPAHANNOCK...ROCKINGHAM...SHENANDOAH AND
  WARREN. IN PANHANDLE WEST VIRGINIA...BERKELEY AND JEFFERSON.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING

* PROLONGED MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE
  AFTERNOON. THIS SHOULD TAPER OFF THIS EVENING. RAINFALL AMOUNTS
  OF 2 TO 3 INCHES WILL CAUSE FLOODING.

* FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS IS POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

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