Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
428 AM EDT WED OCT 15 2014

...THREAT FOR FLOODING DECREASING OVER THE AREA...

.HEAVY RAIN ASSOCIATED WITH A STRONG WEATHER DISTURBANCE HAS
DIMINISHED OVER THE AREA AS TROPICAL MOISTURE SHIFTS OFF TO THE
EAST.

VAZ011-013-014-017-018-022>024-032>035-043-150930-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GILES-PULASKI-MONTGOMERY-FLOYD-CRAIG-ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-
PATRICK-FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-AMHERST-HENRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PEARISBURG...RADFORD...PULASKI...
BLACKSBURG...FLOYD...NEW CASTLE...ROANOKE...SALEM...FINCASTLE...
LEXINGTON...BUENA VISTA...STUART...ROCKY MOUNT...BEDFORD...
AMHERST...MARTINSVILLE
428 AM EDT WED OCT 15 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL VIRGINIA...SOUTH
CENTRAL VIRGINIA...SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA AND WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA
HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

RAIN WILL GRADUALLY END FROM WEST TO EAST ACROSS THE REGION THIS
MORNING WEST OF THE BLUE RIDGE...AND BY EARLY AFTERNOON ACROSS THE
PIEDMONT. ALTHOUGH ADDITIONAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO AN
INCH ARE EXPECTED IN SOME AREAS THROUGH THE MORNING...THE RAINFALL
RATES ARE NO LONGER EXPECTED TO BE HIGH ENOUGH TO RESULT IN FLASH
FLOODING.

HOWEVER...LOCALIZED FLOODING IN AREAS OF POOR DRAINAGE AND PONDING
OF WATER IN LOW LYING SPOTS MAY STILL OCCUR THROUGH THE MORNING
RUSH HOUR. MOTORISTS ARE THEREFORE URGED TO EXERCISE CAUTION AND
NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE THOUGH WATER OF UNKNOWN DEPTH.

$$

WERT



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