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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 5:01 AM EDT on April 23, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 24, 2017


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of North Carolina, Virginia, and southeast West
Virginia, mainly south of Highway 460 from Bluefield WV, to
Lynchburg VA.

* Through Monday evening

* moderate to heavy rain will take place, with 1.5 to 3 inches
likely today through Monday night. Locally higher amounts likely
near the Blue Ridge, south of Roanoke.

* The duration and widespread nature of the heavy rainfall is
expected to result in rises and potential flooding on area
streams, while flooding may also be possible along some main
Stem rivers on Monday or Tuesday. Additionally, heavier short
term rainfall rates associated with bands of heavy rain showers
could result in localized flash flooding along small streams and
in urban areas.

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.




Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 5:01 AM EDT on April 23, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 24, 2017


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of North Carolina, Virginia, and southeast West
Virginia, mainly south of Highway 460 from Bluefield WV, to
Lynchburg VA.

* Through Monday evening

* moderate to heavy rain will take place, with 1.5 to 3 inches
likely today through Monday night. Locally higher amounts likely
near the Blue Ridge, south of Roanoke.

* The duration and widespread nature of the heavy rainfall is
expected to result in rises and potential flooding on area
streams, while flooding may also be possible along some main
Stem rivers on Monday or Tuesday. Additionally, heavier short
term rainfall rates associated with bands of heavy rain showers
could result in localized flash flooding along small streams and
in urban areas.

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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Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Wind Advisory, High Wind Watch , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Iowa - Flood Warning
Kansas - Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maryland - Coastal Flood Advisory
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Mississippi - Public Information Statement
Missouri - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
New Mexico - Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning
New York - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning
North Carolina - Areal Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Beach Hazard Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Oregon - Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement
Puerto Rico - High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement
South Carolina - Flash Flood Watch
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Fire Weather Watch
Virgin Islands - Coastal Hazard Statement
Virginia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Hydrologic Statement
Washington - Special Statement
West Virginia - Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch
Wisconsin - Flood Warning

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