Northern Virginia Blue Ridge Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 1:03 AM EST Jan. 24, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect until 1 PM EST Thursday
afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Virginia, northern Virginia, and northwest
Virginia, including the following areas, in central Virginia,
Albemarle, Greene, and Orange. In northern Virginia, Culpeper.
In northwest Virginia, Madison, northern Virginia Blue Ridge,
and Rappahannock.

* Until 1 PM EST Thursday afternoon

* rain will overspread the area late tonight. The heaviest rain
is expected overnight into Thursday morning. Total rainfall
amounts around 1 inch are expected, with isolated higher
amounts of 1.5 to 2 inches possible.

* Excess runoff from a nearly frozen ground and saturated soils
will cause the potential for streams and creeks to rise out of
their banks as well as potential flooding in low lying urban
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.




Wind Advisory
Issued: 1:14 AM EST Jan. 24, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory now in effect until 6 PM EST this evening...

* timing... tonight and Thursday.

* Winds... south, then west 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* Impacts... strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power
lines. Scattered power outages are expected.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 45 to 55 mph are expected.
Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles.





Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 1:03 AM EST Jan. 24, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect until 1 PM EST Thursday
afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Virginia, northern Virginia, and northwest
Virginia, including the following areas, in central Virginia,
Albemarle, Greene, and Orange. In northern Virginia, Culpeper.
In northwest Virginia, Madison, northern Virginia Blue Ridge,
and Rappahannock.

* Until 1 PM EST Thursday afternoon

* rain will overspread the area late tonight. The heaviest rain
is expected overnight into Thursday morning. Total rainfall
amounts around 1 inch are expected, with isolated higher
amounts of 1.5 to 2 inches possible.

* Excess runoff from a nearly frozen ground and saturated soils
will cause the potential for streams and creeks to rise out of
their banks as well as potential flooding in low lying urban
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.