Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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WGUS71 KLWX 230734
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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
334 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

VAC003-230900-
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ALBEMARLE VA-
334 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 500 AM EDT FOR EAST
CENTRAL ALBEMARLE COUNTY...

AT 330 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THAT VERY HEAVY RAIN CAPABLE OF PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING HAS FALLEN. RADAR
ESTIMATES THAT UP TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN ACROSS
PORTIONS OF THE WARNED AREA. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF UP TO 1
INCH CAN BE EXPECTED.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING OF
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...ROADS AND FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF
CREEKS AND STREAMS.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. ACT QUICKLY IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED. MOVE
TO HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT
TO FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

LAT...LON 3805 7845 3806 7845 3805 7846 3809 7850
      3815 7844 3811 7832 3807 7830 3798 7832
      3797 7833

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