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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 11:22 AM EDT on April 19, 2015

Expires 6:00 AM EDT on April 20, 2015


... Flood Watch in effect from 5 PM EDT this afternoon through
late tonight...

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has expanded
the

* Flood Watch to include portions of Virginia and northeast West
Virginia... including the following areas... in Virginia...
Clarke... Culpeper... Frederick VA... northern Fauquier...
Orange... Shenandoah... southern Fauquier... Spotsylvania...
Stafford and Warren. In northeast West Virginia... Hampshire
and Hardy.

* From 5 PM EDT this afternoon through late tonight

* moderate to locally heavy rain will overspread the region late
this afternoon through tonight. Rainfall totals around one and a
half inches are expected across the Virginia Piedmont to the
northern Shenandoah Valley. Locally higher amounts are
possible... especially along and immediately east of the Blue
Ridge.

* 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.

Please 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 - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Alaska - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Arkansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement
California - Record Report
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Coastal Flood Statement
District of Columbia - Areal Flood Watch
Florida - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Special Statement, Beach Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Special Statement
Kansas - Frost Advisory
Kentucky - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Special Statement
Louisiana - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
Maine - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch
Maryland - Areal Flood Watch
Massachusetts - Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
Minnesota - Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory
Nebraska - Public Information Statement
New Hampshire - Coastal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch
New York - Coastal Flood Statement , Wind Advisory
North Carolina - Tornado Watch , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
North Dakota - Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Frost Advisory, Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Pennsylvania - Wind Advisory
Rhode Island - Coastal Flood Advisory
South Carolina - Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch
South Dakota - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
Tennessee - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Frost Advisory, Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Utah - Public Information Statement
Vermont - Wind Advisory
Virginia - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch
West Virginia - Areal Flood Watch
- Severe Thunderstorm Watch
- Small Craft Advisory