Alleghany Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 5:24 AM EST Jan. 24, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect until 11 am EST this morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of North Carolina and Virginia, including the
following areas, in North Carolina, Alleghany NC, Ashe,
Stokes, Surry, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yadkin. In Virginia,
Alleghany VA, Amherst, Bath, Bedford, Botetourt, Carroll,
Craig, Floyd, Franklin, Grayson, Henry, Montgomery, Patrick,
Pulaski, Roanoke, Rockbridge, and Wythe.

* Until 11 am EST this morning

* 1 to 2 inches of rain are expected, highest near and along the
Blue Ridge. As the ground is still frozen and saturated, much
of the expected rainfall will run off into local streams and
creeks since the ground is frozen or still saturated from
rainfall last weekend.

* Small streams and creeks may overflow their banks. Areas of
poor drainage will also be prone to flooding, as well as roads
near creeks. Portions of the Greenbrier, Roanoke and Dan
rivers may rise to action or flood stage levels later this
week.

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.




Wind Advisory
Issued: 4:26 AM EST Jan. 24, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from 10 am this morning to midnight
EST tonight...

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 10 am this morning to midnight
EST tonight.

* Winds... northwest 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Timing... strongest winds between 11am and 4pm

* impacts... tress limbs may be blown down. Downed trees are
possible due to the wet ground.

* Locations... along the Blue Ridge from Roanoke south into North
Carolina.

* Hazards... strong gusty winds.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast to be
31 to 39 mph or gusts will range between 46 and 57 mph. Winds of
these magnitudes may cause minor property damage without extra
precautions. Motorists in high profile vehicles should use extra
caution until the winds subside.





426 am EST Thu Jan 24 2019

... Wind Advisory in effect from 10 am this morning to midnight
EST tonight...

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 10 am this morning to midnight
EST tonight.

* Winds... northwest 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Timing... strongest winds between 11am and 4pm

* impacts... tress limbs may be blown down. Downed trees are
possible due to the wet ground.

* Locations... along the Blue Ridge from Roanoke south into North
Carolina.

* Hazards... strong gusty winds.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast to be
31 to 39 mph or gusts will range between 46 and 57 mph. Winds of
these magnitudes may cause minor property damage without extra
precautions. Motorists in high profile vehicles should use extra
caution until the winds subside.




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 5:24 AM EST Jan. 24, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect until 11 am EST this morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of North Carolina and Virginia, including the
following areas, in North Carolina, Alleghany NC, Ashe,
Stokes, Surry, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yadkin. In Virginia,
Alleghany VA, Amherst, Bath, Bedford, Botetourt, Carroll,
Craig, Floyd, Franklin, Grayson, Henry, Montgomery, Patrick,
Pulaski, Roanoke, Rockbridge, and Wythe.

* Until 11 am EST this morning

* 1 to 2 inches of rain are expected, highest near and along the
Blue Ridge. As the ground is still frozen and saturated, much
of the expected rainfall will run off into local streams and
creeks since the ground is frozen or still saturated from
rainfall last weekend.

* Small streams and creeks may overflow their banks. Areas of
poor drainage will also be prone to flooding, as well as roads
near creeks. Portions of the Greenbrier, Roanoke and Dan
rivers may rise to action or flood stage levels later this
week.

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.