HIDE Flood Watch issued December 14 at 3:32AM EST by NWS Blacksburg
...FLOOD WATCH DUE TO RAINFALL AND SNOW MELT...
.Low pressure tracks from Texas to Alabama through Friday.
Rainfall will overspread a warm front ahead of this system today
into early Saturday before tapering off to showers in the
afternoon. Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches, on top of several
inches of snow expected to melt, will bring the potential for
flooding especially in urban areas as well as streams and rivers.
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
The 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, Buckingham,
Campbell, Carroll, Charlotte, Floyd, Franklin, Grayson,
Halifax, Henry, Patrick, and Pittsylvania.
* From 1 PM EST this afternoon through Saturday afternoon
* 1 to 2 inches of rainfall will occur on top of several inches
of snow cover. Runoff from this plus melting snow may cause
flooding along streams, creeks and eventually rivers, as well
as urban areas.
* Those living along creeks and streams and rivers need to
monitor them Friday into the weekend. Main stem rivers,
especially the Dan and lower Roanoke Rivers may flood this