830  
WGUS61 KLWX 150824  
FFALWX  
 
FLOOD WATCH  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
424 AM EDT SAT AUG 15 2020  
 
VAZ025-026-036-037-503-504-508-WVZ505-506-151630-  
/O.CON.KLWX.FF.A.0022.000000T0000Z-200815T1800Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-WESTERN HIGHLAND-  
EASTERN HIGHLAND-CENTRAL VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE-WESTERN PENDLETON-  
EASTERN PENDLETON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF STAUNTON, WAYNESBORO, STUARTS DRAFT,  
HARRISONBURG, LOVINGSTON, CHARLOTTESVILLE, HIGHTOWN, MONTEREY,  
WINTERGREEN, RIVERTON, BRANDYWINE, FRANKLIN, OAK FLAT, RUDDLE,  
AND SUGAR GROVE  
424 AM EDT SAT AUG 15 2020  
 
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS  
AFTERNOON...  
 
THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR  
 
* PORTIONS OF VIRGINIA AND EASTERN WEST VIRGINIA, INCLUDING THE  
FOLLOWING AREAS, IN VIRGINIA, ALBEMARLE, AUGUSTA, CENTRAL  
VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE, EASTERN HIGHLAND, NELSON, ROCKINGHAM, AND  
WESTERN HIGHLAND. IN EASTERN WEST VIRGINIA, EASTERN PENDLETON  
AND WESTERN PENDLETON.  
 
* UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON  
 
* PERSISTENT MODERATE SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THIS  
MORNING INTO THE EARLY AFTERNOON. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL MAY  
LEAD TO TOTALS IN EXCESS OF 3 INCHES. DUE TO SATURATED GROUND  
CONDITIONS, THIS RAIN MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING.  
 
* POTENTIAL IMPACTS INCLUDE RAPID RISES OF WATER, FLOODED ROADS  
AND FLOODING OF STRUCTURES IN LOW LYING AREAS NEAR STREAMS.  
LANDSLIDES ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD  
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.  
 
YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION  
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.  
 

 
 

 
 
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