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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
516 AM EDT Mon Jul 22 2019

NCZ001-002-018-VAZ007-009>020-022>024-WVZ042>044-507-508-230930-
Ashe-Alleghany NC-Watauga-Tazewell-Smyth-Bland-Giles-Wythe-Pulaski-
Montgomery-Grayson-Carroll-Floyd-Craig-Alleghany VA-Bath-Roanoke-
Botetourt-Rockbridge-Mercer-Summers-Monroe-Eastern Greenbrier-
Western Greenbrier-
516 AM EDT Mon Jul 22 2019

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

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northwest North Carolina,
southwest Virginia, west central Virginia and southeast West
Virginia.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Flash Flood Watch.

Thunderstorms with torrential downpours may lead to excessive
rainfall today and tonight. Conditions are favorable for flash
flooding.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$




Flash Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
341 AM EDT Mon Jul 22 2019

...Excessive Rainfall Possible Today and Early Tonight...

.A vigorous upper level trough of low pressure will settle over
the Ohio Valley today. The associated cold front will move
southeast, slowly crossing the Appalachians, resulting in several
rounds of thunderstorms and potential for excessive rainfall.
Rainfall rates of up to 4 inches an hour are possible. If more
than 2 inches of rain falls in less than an hour, flash flooding
would become possible.


NCZ001-002-018-VAZ007-009>020-022>024-WVZ042>044-507-508-221545-
/O.NEW.KRNK.FF.A.0008.190722T0900Z-190723T0400Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Ashe-Alleghany NC-Watauga-Tazewell-Smyth-Bland-Giles-Wythe-
Pulaski-Montgomery-Grayson-Carroll-Floyd-Craig-Alleghany VA-Bath-
Roanoke-Botetourt-Rockbridge-Mercer-Summers-Monroe-
Eastern Greenbrier-Western Greenbrier-
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Boone, Tazewell,
Marion, Bland, Pearisburg, Wytheville, Radford, Pulaski,
Blacksburg, Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, Volney, Galax,
Floyd, New Castle, Clifton Forge, Covington, Hot Springs,
Roanoke, Salem, Fincastle, Lexington, Buena Vista, Bluefield,
Flat Top, Hinton, Hix, Union, Lewisburg, White Sulphur Springs,
Alderson, Quinwood, Duo, and Rainelle
341 AM EDT Mon Jul 22 2019

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

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of northwest North Carolina,
  Virginia, and southeast West Virginia, including the following
  areas, in northwest North Carolina, Alleghany NC, Ashe, and
  Watauga. In Virginia, Alleghany VA, Bath, Bland, Botetourt,
  Carroll, Craig, Floyd, Giles, Grayson, Montgomery, Pulaski,
  Roanoke, Rockbridge, Smyth, Tazewell, and Wythe. In southeast
  West Virginia, Eastern Greenbrier, Mercer, Monroe, Summers,
  and Western Greenbrier.

* Through this evening.

* Several rounds of thunderstorms are likely, with potential for
  excessive rainfall. Weather conditions are favorable for
  precipitation rates of up to 4 inches per hour.

* If actual rainfall exceeds 2 inches in an hour, flash flooding
  will become possible. The greatest impacts will be in poor
  drainage and urban areas. Small streams within mountainous
  terrain are also susceptible to rapid runoff, and will respond
  very quickly when high rain rates occur, providing little
  opportunity for warning.


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.

&&

$$




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