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Flood Warning

Statement as of 12:10 PM EDT on April 24, 2018

Expires 8:09 PM EDT on April 24, 2018


The Flood Warning continues for
the Watauga river near Watauga r. Near Sugar Grove.
* Until further notice.
* At 11am Tuesday the stage was 7.2 feet and falling.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Impact... at 6.0 feet... flooding on portions of Watauga River Road
begins.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 6.9 feet
on Apr 24 2017.


Lat... Lon 3615 8177 3625 8190 3632 8185 3620 8171



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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:31 AM EDT on April 24, 2018

Expires 4:00 PM EDT on April 24, 2018


... Flood Watch remains in effect until 4 PM EDT this 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.

* Until 4 PM EDT this afternoon

* prolonged moderate to heavy rainfall. Up to an additional two
inches of rain through this afternoon, leading to event totals
of three to four inches. Localized higher amounts possible.

* Flooding of small streams and creeks, small rivers and urban
areas, including the Watauga river, tributaries and creeks
that flow into the New River and the urban areas of Boone,
West Jefferson, and Galax.

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.





Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:31 AM EDT on April 24, 2018

Expires 4:00 PM EDT on April 24, 2018


... Flood Watch remains in effect until 4 PM EDT this 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.

* Until 4 PM EDT this afternoon

* prolonged moderate to heavy rainfall. Up to an additional two
inches of rain through this afternoon, leading to event totals
of three to four inches. Localized higher amounts possible.

* Flooding of small streams and creeks, small rivers and urban
areas, including the Watauga river, tributaries and creeks
that flow into the New River and the urban areas of Boone,
West Jefferson, and Galax.

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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Alabama - Flood Warning
Alaska - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Blizzard Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Record Report
Arizona - Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
California - Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Colorado -
Connecticut - Special Statement
Florida - Tornado Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning , Record Report
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Flood Warning
Kentucky - Flood Warning
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maine - Special Statement
Massachusetts - Special Statement
Michigan - Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Flood Warning
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Montana - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Nevada -
New Hampshire - Special Statement
New Mexico - Wind Advisory
North Carolina - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Beach Hazard Statement, Coastal Hazard Statement , Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Beach Hazard Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Oregon - Record Report
Rhode Island - Special Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
Texas - Tropical Storm Warning , Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Warning , Flood Warning , High Wind Watch , Air Quality Alert
Utah - Record Report
Virginia - Areal Flood Watch
Washington - Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning

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