Severe Weather Alerts - Waynesboro, VA

  • Areal Flood Watch

    Areal Flood Watch in effect from 10:00 PM EST until Thursday, 11:00 AM EST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of central Virginia and western Virginia, including
the following areas, in central Virginia, Central Virginia
Blue Ridge and Nelson. In western Virginia, Augusta, Eastern
Highland, and Western Highland.

* From 10 PM EST this evening through Thursday morning

* Rain will overspread the area late this afternoon and evening.
The heaviest rain is expected overnight into early Thursday
morning. Total rainfall amounts around 1 inch are expected, with
isolated higher amounts of 1.5 to 2 inches possible.

* Excess runoff from a nearly frozen ground and saturated soils
will cause the potential for streams and creeks to rise out of
their banks as well as potential flooding in low lying urban
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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