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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:21 AM EDT on April 23, 2018

Expires 4:00 PM EDT on April 24, 2018


... Flood Watch remains in effect from 8 am EDT this morning
through Tuesday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of North Carolina and southwest Virginia, including
the following areas, in North Carolina, Alleghany NC, Ashe,
Surry, Watauga, and Wilkes. In southwest Virginia, Carroll,
Floyd, Grayson, and Patrick.

* From 8 am EDT this morning through Tuesday afternoon

* prolonged heavy rainfall totaling three to four inches with
locally higher amounts possible.

* Flooding of small streams and creeks, small rivers and in 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.




Wind Advisory

Statement as of 4:36 AM EDT on April 23, 2018


... Wind Advisory remains in effect until midnight EDT tonight...

* locations... North Carolina high country, Grayson Highlands, the
higher terrain of Tazewell and Smyth County Virginia, into
southeast West Virginia.

* Hazards... strong southeast winds.

* Winds... southeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Timing... until midnight. Peak wind gusts will occur this
afternoon into early evening.

* Impacts... these winds could down smaller trees and limbs,
especially as soils become saturated from prolonged moderate
rainfall. Isolated power outages are possible. High profile
vehicles will find it difficult to maneuver at times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast to be
31 to 39 mph or gusts will range between 46 and 57 mph. Winds of
these magnitudes may cause minor property damage without extra
precautions. Motorists in high profile vehicles should use extra
caution until the winds subside.





436 am EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until midnight EDT tonight...

* locations... North Carolina high country, Grayson Highlands, the
higher terrain of Tazewell and Smyth County Virginia, into
southeast West Virginia.

* Hazards... strong southeast winds.

* Winds... southeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Timing... until midnight. Peak wind gusts will occur this
afternoon into early evening.

* Impacts... these winds could down smaller trees and limbs,
especially as soils become saturated from prolonged moderate
rainfall. Isolated power outages are possible. High profile
vehicles will find it difficult to maneuver at times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast to be
31 to 39 mph or gusts will range between 46 and 57 mph. Winds of
these magnitudes may cause minor property damage without extra
precautions. Motorists in high profile vehicles should use extra
caution until the winds subside.




Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:21 AM EDT on April 23, 2018

Expires 4:00 PM EDT on April 24, 2018


... Flood Watch remains in effect from 8 am EDT this morning
through Tuesday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of North Carolina and southwest Virginia, including
the following areas, in North Carolina, Alleghany NC, Ashe,
Surry, Watauga, and Wilkes. In southwest Virginia, Carroll,
Floyd, Grayson, and Patrick.

* From 8 am EDT this morning through Tuesday afternoon

* prolonged heavy rainfall totaling three to four inches with
locally higher amounts possible.

* Flooding of small streams and creeks, small rivers and in 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.




Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Alaska - High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory
Arizona - Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
California - Record Report
Colorado -
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Coastal Hazard Statement , Lake Wind Advisory
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Michigan - Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Montana - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Nevada -
New Mexico -
North Carolina - Areal Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory
North Dakota - Flood Warning
South Carolina - Areal Flood Watch , Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory
South Dakota - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Special Statement
Texas - Tropical Storm Warning , Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Warning , Flood Warning
Virgin Islands - Coastal Hazard Statement
Virginia - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory
West Virginia - Wind Advisory
Wisconsin - Flood Warning
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement

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