Current Watches and Warnings
West Virginia, Summers
Flash Flood Warning
Statement as of 12:42 PM EDT on June 27, 2016
Expires 6:00 PM EDT on June 27, 2016
... The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 600 PM EDT for
Summers and Greenbrier counties...
At 1235 PM EDT... Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across portions of the warned area. Up to one inch of
rain has already fallen in northwestern Greenbrier County... most
notably between Richwood... Rainelle... and Bingham. Up to three
quarters of an inch has fallen in northwestern Summers County just
to the southwest of Sandstone.
Although rain had ended in some areas... an additional developing
line of storms with very heavy rain was developing along a cool
front near Charleston West Virginia. This area of rain will move
southeast back into Greenbrier and Summers County by mid afternoon.
Runoff from this second round of rain will likely result in flash
Excessive rainfall over the warned area will cause mud slides near
steep terrain. The mud slide can consist of rock... mud... vegetation
and other loose materials.
Some locations that will experience flooding include...
White Sulphur Springs...
This includes the West Virginia state Fairgrounds.
Move to higher ground now. Act quickly to protect your life.
Do not enter or cross flowing water or water of unknown depth.
Turn around... dont drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
When it is safe to do so... please send your reports of flooding...
including mudslides or Road closures... to the National Weather
Service by calling toll free at 1... 8 6 6... 2 1 5... 4 3 2 4. Reports
and pictures can also be shared on the National Weather Service
Blacksburg facebook Page and on twitter.
Lat... Lon 3818 8036 3811 8036 3805 8026 3806 7996
3769 8030 3769 8038 3772 8040 3769 8046
3773 8066 3743 8086 3759 8109 3772 8097
3768 8088 3777 8089 3782 8094 3787 8075
3806 8080 3810 8085 3808 8071 3822 8050
Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 9:02 AM EDT on June 27, 2016
... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* portions of Virginia and southeast West Virginia... including
the following areas... in Virginia... Alleghany VA... Bath...
Botetourt... Craig and Rockbridge. In southeast West Virginia...
eastern Greenbrier... Monroe... Summers and western Greenbrier.
* Through this evening
* slow moving showers and thunderstorms with heavy rain will
arrive ahead of a cold front this afternoon and evening. This
heavy rain combined with very wet conditions due to flooding
from last week could result in additional flash flooding.
* Rapid rises along creeks and streams along with poor drainage
due to debris could lead to more flooding this afternoon and
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.
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