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Radar valid at 700 am EST, Feb 12th 2018

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NCZ001>003-018-019-VAZ012>017-022-032>035-102100-
/O.EXB.KRNK.FA.A.0001.180211T0000Z-180212T1200Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Ashe-Alleghany NC-Surry-Watauga-Wilkes-Wythe-Pulaski-Montgomery-
Grayson-Carroll-Floyd-Roanoke-Patrick-Franklin-Bedford-Amherst-
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Dobson, Boone,
Wilkesboro, Wytheville, Radford, Pulaski, Blacksburg,
Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, Volney, Galax, Floyd, Roanoke,
Salem, Stuart, Rocky Mount, Bedford, and Amherst
415 AM EST Sat Feb 10 2018

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has expanded the

* Flood Watch to include portions of North Carolina and
Virginia, including the following areas, in North Carolina,
Alleghany NC, Ashe, Surry, Watauga, and Wilkes. In Virginia,
Amherst, Bedford, Carroll, Floyd, Franklin, Grayson,
Montgomery, Patrick, Pulaski, Roanoke, and Wythe.

* From this evening through Monday morning

* Periods of moderate to heavy rainfall are expected. The
potential for over 2 inches of rain exists across the watch
area. The heaviest rainfall is expected tonight through
Sunday.

* Excessive rainfall, may lead to flooding along streams, creeks,
rivers and in low lying areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

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.

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