Areal Flood Watch:
Issued at: 5:23 am EDT on April 19, 2015, expires at: 12:00 AM EDT on April 20, 2015
- ...Flood Watch in effect through this evening... The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has expanded the
- Flood Watch to include a portion of southwest Virginia... including the following areas...Montgomery...Pulaski...Smyth and Wythe.
- Through this evening
- one to two inches of rain...with locally higher amounts are expected by late this evening.
- Flooding of small creeks and streams is possible where the heaviest rain falls. Inundation of flood prone or low lying areas...and low water crossings is also likely. 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.