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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 5:23 AM EDT on April 19, 2015

Expires 6:00 AM EDT on April 20, 2015


... Flood Watch in effect from 2 PM EDT this afternoon through
late tonight...

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has expanded the

* Flood Watch to include portions of central Virginia... south
central Virginia and west central Virginia... including the
following areas... in central Virginia... Amherst. In south
central Virginia... Bedford. In west central Virginia...
Botetourt... Franklin... Roanoke and Rockbridge.

* From 2 PM EDT this afternoon through late tonight

* one to two inches of rain are expected... with locally higher
amounts are expected by early Monday morning.

* Flooding of small creeks and streams is possible where the
heaviest rain falls. Inundation of flood prone or low lying
areas... and low water crossings is also likely.

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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