Flash Flood Watch
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
410 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

VAZ025-026-029-036>040-507-508-191615-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-PAGE-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-
RAPPAHANNOCK-NORTHERN VA BLUE RIDGE-CENTRAL VA BLUE RIDGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STAUNTON...WAYNESBORO...HARRISONBURG...
CHARLOTTESVILLE...WASHINGTON...BIG MEADOWS...WINTERGREEN
410 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL VIRGINIA...NORTHERN
  VIRGINIA...NORTHWEST VIRGINIA AND WESTERN VIRGINIA...INCLUDING
  THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...ALBEMARLE...GREENE
  AND NELSON. IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA...CENTRAL VA BLUE RIDGE AND
  NORTHERN VA BLUE RIDGE. IN NORTHWEST VIRGINIA...MADISON...PAGE
  AND RAPPAHANNOCK. IN WESTERN VIRGINIA...AUGUSTA AND
  ROCKINGHAM.

* FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.

* MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL OVERSPREAD THE REGION LATE
  THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT. RAINFALL TOTALS OF ONE AND A
  HALF TO TWO INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN AREAS NEAR THE CENTRAL AND
  NORTHERN BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE
  POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY ALONG AND IMMEDIATELY EAST OF THE
  RIDGELINE.

* EXPECT SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS TO RISE...POSSIBLY OVERFLOWING
  THEIR BANKS. IN ADDITION...FLOODING MAY OCCUR IN LOW LYING AND
  POOR DRAINAGE 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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