Weather Alert .Numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms are expected this afternoon and evening. Heavy rain is again likely. With ground saturated from rainfall over the past few days, locally very heavy rainfall amounts may produce flash flooding. ...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING...
* WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible. * WHERE...Portions of Virginia, including the following areas, Alleghany VA, Bath, Bland, Craig, Giles, Montgomery, Pulaski, Smyth, Tazewell and Wythe. Portions of southeast West Virginia, including the following areas, Eastern Greenbrier, Mercer, Monroe, Summers and Western Greenbrier.
* WHEN...From Noon EDT today through this evening. * IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Creeks and streams may rise out of their banks. Flooding may occur in poor drainage and urban areas. Low-water crossings may be flooded.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - Heavy rainfall amounts over saturated ground may result in flash flooding. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flash Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.