Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
405 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SHOWERS AND STORMS TO PRODUCE BANDS OF HEAVY RAIN TODAY...

.A STRONG UPPER LEVEL LOW JUST WEST OF THE MOUNTAINS COMBINED
WITH A SOUTHEAST FETCH OF MOISTURE ALONG A COMPLEX FRONTAL SYSTEM
WILL KEEP THE THREAT OF HEAVIER SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AROUND
THROUGH LATER TODAY.

VAZ024-035-044>047-058-059-292200-
/O.CON.KRNK.FF.A.0011.000000T0000Z-160929T2200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
ROCKBRIDGE-AMHERST-PITTSYLVANIA-CAMPBELL-APPOMATTOX-BUCKINGHAM-
HALIFAX-CHARLOTTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEXINGTON...BUENA VISTA...AMHERST...
DANVILLE...LYNCHBURG...APPOMATTOX...SOUTH BOSTON...KEYSVILLE
405 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL VIRGINIA...SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA AND WEST
  CENTRAL VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL
  VIRGINIA...AMHERST...APPOMATTOX...BUCKINGHAM AND CAMPBELL. IN
  SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...CHARLOTTE...HALIFAX AND PITTSYLVANIA.
  IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...ROCKBRIDGE.

* UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING

* A FEW SLOW MOVING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MAY OCCUR THROUGH
  LATE THIS AFTERNOON. LOCAL RAINFALL TOTALS OF 2 TO 3 INCHES ARE
  POSSIBLE IN AREAS THAT HAVE SEEN HEAVY RAINFALL DURING THE PAST
  2 DAYS. THIS AMOUNT OF RAINFALL MAY CAUSE FLASH FLOODING OF
  SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS. URBAN AREAS AND LOCATIONS WITH POOR
  DRAINAGE ALSO HAVE A HIGH POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING.

* STREAMS AND CREEKS MAY OVERFLOW THEIR BANKS LEADING TO FLOODED
  AND IMPASSIBLE ROADS.

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.

&&

$$

MBS


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