Weather Alert - Stokes|
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Including the cities of Dobson, Danbury, Eden, Yanceyville,
Wilkesboro, Yadkinville, Roanoke, Salem, Fincastle, Lexington,
Buena Vista, Stuart, Rocky Mount, Bedford, Amherst, Martinsville,
Danville, Lynchburg, Appomattox, South Boston, and Keysville
1034 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
The Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of North Carolina and Virginia, including the
following areas, in North Carolina, Caswell, Rockingham,
Stokes, Surry, Wilkes, and Yadkin. In Virginia, Amherst,
Appomattox, Bedford, Botetourt, Buckingham, Campbell,
Charlotte, Franklin, Halifax, Henry, Patrick, Pittsylvania,
Roanoke, and Rockbridge.
* Through Sunday morning
* Periods of moderate to heavy rain. Rainfall totals of 1 to 2
inches are expected through Sunday, with locally higher amounts
* Flooding of low-lying, poor drainage, and normally flood prone
areas. Small creeks and streams will be subject to flooding as
well as larger mainstem rivers.
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
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.