Flash Flood Watch Tonight

The Flash Flood Watch continues for Portions of North Carolina and Virginia, including the following areas, in North Carolina, Alleghany NC, Ashe, Caswell, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yadkin. In Virginia, Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, Botetourt, Buckingham, Campbell, Carroll, Charlotte, Floyd, Franklin, Grayson, Halifax, Henry, Montgomery, Patrick, Pittsylvania, Pulaski, Roanoke, Rockbridge, and Wythe Until 5 AM EDT Tuesday

* Showers and thunderstorms capable of producing heavy rain will cross the watch area through tonight. One to three inches of rain could occur in a very short period of time.

* Heavy rain could result in areas of rapidly rising water which could lead to flash flooding. Please monitor local radar trends and warnings tonight.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. Remember…TURN AROUND…DON’T DROWN!

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.