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    • Flash Flood Watch

      Flash Flood Watch in effect until Thursday, 12:00 AM EDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT
    TONIGHT...

    The Flash Flood Watch continues for

    * Portions of North Carolina and Virginia, including the
    following areas, in North Carolina, Alleghany NC, Ashe,
    Caswell, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry, Watauga, Wilkes, and
    Yadkin. In Virginia, Bland, Carroll, Floyd, Franklin, Grayson,
    Halifax, Henry, Patrick, Pittsylvania, Pulaski, Smyth,
    Tazewell, and Wythe.

    * Until midnight EDT tonight

    * Showers and thunderstorms could produce 1 to 2 inches of rain
    or locally more in a short period of time this afternoon and
    evening. High rainfall rates combined with wet soil conditions
    could lead to flash flooding of creeks and streams.

    * Flooding of streams and creeks can lead to impassable roads.
    Mudslides are possible which would also impact travel.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
    Remember...TURN AROUND...DON'T DROWN!

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

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