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Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Statement as of 9:03 PM EDT on April 20, 2015

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on April 20, 2015


Severe Thunderstorm Watch 89 remains in effect until 1000 PM EDT

VA
. Virginia counties included are

Alleghany Amelia Amherst
Appomattox Bath Bedford
Botetourt Brunswick Buckingham
Campbell Caroline Carroll
Charles City Charlotte Chesterfield
Craig Cumberland Dinwiddie
Essex Floyd Fluvanna
Franklin Gloucester Goochland
Grayson Greensville Halifax
Hanover Henrico Henry
Isle of Wight James City King And Queen
King William Lancaster Louisa
Lunenburg Mathews Mecklenburg
Middlesex Montgomery New Kent
Northumberland Nottoway Patrick
Pittsylvania Powhatan Prince Edward
Prince George Pulaski Richmond
Roanoke Rockbridge Southampton
Surry Sussex Westmoreland
Wythe York


Virginia independent cities included are

Buena Vista Chesapeake Colonial Heights
Covington Danville Emporia
Franklin Galax Hampton
Hopewell Lexington Lynchburg
Martinsville Newport News Norfolk
Petersburg Portsmouth Radford
Richmond Roanoke Salem
Suffolk Virginia Beach Williamsburg




Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 6:38 PM EDT on April 20, 2015

Expires 9:30 PM EDT on April 20, 2015


The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a

* small stream Flood Advisory for poor drainage areas for...
Craig County in southwestern Virginia...
northwestern Botetourt County in west central Virginia...
southwestern Alleghany County in west central Virginia...
eastern Monroe County in southeastern West Virginia...

* until 930 PM EDT

* at 635 PM EDT... Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause small stream
flooding. Overflowing poor drainage areas will result in minor
flooding in the advisory area.

* Expect the following creeks or streams to have minor flooiding...
Johns Creek...
Laurel Creek...
Wilson branch...
and toms branch.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
New Castle...
Jordan Mines...
Paint Bank...
Oriskany...
and Sinking Creek.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams... as well as farm and country roads. Do not
attempt to travel across flooded roads. Find alternate routes.

When it is safe to do so... please send your reports of flooding...
including mudslides or Road closures... to the National Weather
Service by calling toll free at 1... 8 6 6... 2 1 5... 4 3 2 4. Reports
and pictures can also be shared on the National Weather Service
Blacksburg facebook Page and on twitter.


Lat... Lon 3771 7994 3752 7998 3737 8022 3741 8045
      3769 8033 3769 8029 3772 8025 3775 8026


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Record Report

Statement as of 4:58 AM EDT on April 20, 2015


... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Blacksburg VA and
Bluefield WV...

A record rainfall of 1.29 inch(es) was set at Blacksburg VA
yesterday. This breaks the old record of 0.78 set in 2008.
Official records at Blacksburg VA date back to 1952.

A record rainfall of 1.45 inch(es) was set at Bluefield WV
yesterday. This breaks the old record of 0.9 set in 1998.
Official records at Bluefield WV date back to 1959.


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