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Flash Flood Watch

Status

Event Continued Expired

Start Time

Fri 06/11/2021 03:37 PM EDT

End Time

Sat 06/12/2021 12:00 AM EDT

Significance

Watch

Impacts

Moderate impact

Locations Affected

Roanoke, VA ∙ Lynchburg, VA ∙ Doran, VA ∙ Max Meadows, VA ∙ Prices Fork, VA ∙ Union Hall, VA ∙ Millboro, VA ∙ Amherst, VA ∙ Charlotte Court House, VA ∙ Athens, WV

Full Alert Message

Flood Watch National Weather Service Blacksburg VA 337 PM EDT Fri Jun 11 2021 NCZ001>004-018>020-VAZ007-009>020-022>024-032>035-043>047-058-059- WVZ042>044-507-508-120345- /O.CON.KRNK.FF.A.0003.000000T0000Z-210612T0400Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Ashe-Alleghany NC-Surry-Stokes-Watauga-Wilkes-Yadkin-Tazewell-Smyth- Bland-Giles-Wythe-Pulaski-Montgomery-Grayson-Carroll-Floyd-Craig- Alleghany VA-Bath-Roanoke-Botetourt-Rockbridge-Patrick-Franklin- Bedford-Amherst-Henry-Pittsylvania-Campbell-Appomattox-Buckingham- Halifax-Charlotte-Mercer-Summers-Monroe-Eastern Greenbrier-Western Greenbrier- Including the cities of Roanoke, Wilkesboro, Sparta, Union, Pulaski, Covington, Danville, Appomattox, Hinton, Independence, Fincastle, Buena Vista, Danbury, Hix, Duo, Tazewell, Floyd, Bluefield, Hot Springs, Flat Top, Clifton Forge, Rainelle, Lynchburg, Wytheville, Yadkinville, Whitetop, Bedford, Volney, Martinsville, Pearisburg, Blacksburg, West Jefferson, Lexington, Quinwood, Radford, Boone, Stuart, Lewisburg, Alderson, New Castle, Dobson, Rocky Mount, South Boston, Galax, Keysville, Salem, Marion, Amherst, Bland, White Sulphur Springs, and Troutdale 337 PM EDT Fri Jun 11 2021 ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT... The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of North Carolina...Virginia and southeast West Virginia, including the following areas, in North Carolina, Alleghany NC, Ashe, Stokes, Surry, Watauga, Wilkes and Yadkin. In Virginia, Alleghany VA, Amherst, Appomattox, Bath, Bedford, Bland, Botetourt, Buckingham, Campbell, Carroll, Charlotte, Craig, Floyd, Franklin, Giles, Grayson, Halifax, Henry, Montgomery, Patrick, Pittsylvania, Pulaski, Roanoke, Rockbridge, Smyth, Tazewell and Wythe. In southeast West Virginia, Eastern Greenbrier, Mercer, Monroe, Summers and Western Greenbrier. * Until Midnight EDT tonight * A cold front will drift south into central and southern Virginia this evening. Fueled by deep moisture ahead of the front, scattered showers and thunderstorms will continue through this evening across the region. The stronger thunderstorms will be capable of producing locally heavy rainfall at rates of 2 to 3 inches per hour. Flash flooding may occur where storms move very slowly or pass repeatedly over the same locations. * Areas which receive excessive rainfall will be susceptible to flooding and/or flash flooding. Low-lying, poor drainage, and normally flood prone areas could become flooded. Roads in these type of areas could become flooded and impassable. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... If you live in a flood or flash flood prone area, including poor drainage and low-lying areas, check preparedness requirements and be ready for quick action and to move to higher ground if flash flooding is observed or a flash flood warning is issued. &&