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North Carolina, Watauga

Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:42 PM EDT on April 18, 2015


... Flood Watch in effect from late tonight through Sunday
evening...

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a

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

* From late tonight through Sunday evening

* two to three inches of rain... with locally higher amounts are
   expected by Sunday evening as abundant moisture moves over our
   region in advance of an approaching front combined with an
   upper level disturbance moving through.

* Flooding of small creeks and streams are possible where the
   heaviest rain falls. Flooding of low lying areas and low water
   crossings is also expected.

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