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Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 1:52 PM EDT Apr. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of North Carolina and southwest Virginia, including
the following areas, in North Carolina, Alleghany NC, Ashe,
Surry, Watauga, and Wilkes. In southwest Virginia, Carroll,
Floyd, Grayson, and Patrick.

* Through Tuesday afternoon

* prolonged moderate to heavy rainfall totaling three to four
inches with locally higher amounts possible.

* Flooding of small streams and creeks, small rivers and urban
areas, including the Watauga river, tributaries and creeks that
flow into the New River and the urban areas of Boone, West
Jefferson, and Galax.

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
Issued: 1:52 PM EDT Apr. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of North Carolina and southwest Virginia, including
the following areas, in North Carolina, Alleghany NC, Ashe,
Surry, Watauga, and Wilkes. In southwest Virginia, Carroll,
Floyd, Grayson, and Patrick.

* Through Tuesday afternoon

* prolonged moderate to heavy rainfall totaling three to four
inches with locally higher amounts possible.

* Flooding of small streams and creeks, small rivers and urban
areas, including the Watauga river, tributaries and creeks that
flow into the New River and the urban areas of Boone, West
Jefferson, and Galax.

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.