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Virginia, Northern Fauquier

Flash Flood Warning

Statement as of 2:36 AM EDT on September 29, 2016

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on September 29, 2016


... The Flood Warning has been cancelled and replaced with a
Flash Flood Warning for northeastern Rappahannock
County in northwestern Virginia... west central Loudoun County in
northern Virginia... Clarke... eastern Frederick and northeastern
Warren counties in northwestern Virginia... northwestern Fauquier
County in northern Virginia... south central Morgan... southwestern
Jefferson and southwestern Berkeley counties in the Panhandle of West
Virginia and the city of Winchester...

The Flood Warning has been replaced with a Flash Flood Warning.

Lat... Lon 3943 7795 3882 7784 3874 7809 3942 7831


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234 am EDT Thu Sep 29 2016

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
northeastern Rappahannock County in northwestern Virginia...
the city of Winchester in northwestern Virginia...
west central Loudoun County in northern Virginia...
Clarke County in northwestern Virginia...
eastern Frederick County in northwestern Virginia...
northeastern Warren County in northwestern Virginia...
northwestern Fauquier County in northern Virginia...
south central Morgan County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...
southwestern Jefferson County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...
southwestern Berkeley County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...

* until 800 am EDT

* at 234 am EDT... local law enforcement officials reported heavy rain
across the area. Up to three inches of rain have already fallen.
Flash flooding is already occurring.

* Some locations that are expected to experience flooding include...
Winchester... Front Royal... Millwood Pike... Berryville... Inwood...
Hume... Delaplane... Linden... Marshall... Chester Gap... Boyce...
Middleway... Flint Hill... Gainesboro... Ridgeway... Markham...
Vanville... White Post... Glengary and Howellsville.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around... don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


Lat... Lon 3943 7795 3882 7784 3874 7809 3942 7831


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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 12:35 AM EDT on September 29, 2016

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on September 30, 2016


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Friday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Maryland... the District of Columbia... Virginia and
West Virginia... including the following areas... in Maryland...
Anne Arundel... Calvert... Carroll... central and eastern
Allegany... central and southeast Howard... central and
southeast Montgomery... Charles... extreme western Allegany...
Frederick MD... northern Baltimore... northwest Harford...
northwest Howard... northwest Montgomery... Prince Georges...
southeast Harford... southern Baltimore... St. Marys and
Washington. The District of Columbia. In Virginia...
Albemarle... Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria... Augusta...
central Virginia Blue Ridge... Clarke... Culpeper... eastern
Loudoun... Fairfax... Frederick VA... Greene... King George...
Madison... Nelson... northern Fauquier... northern Virginia Blue
Ridge... Orange... Page... Prince William/Manassas/Manassas
Park... Rappahannock... Rockingham... Shenandoah... southern
Fauquier... Spotsylvania... Stafford... Warren and western
Loudoun. In West Virginia... Berkeley... eastern Grant... eastern
Mineral... Hampshire... Hardy... Jefferson... Morgan... western
Grant and western Mineral.

* Into Friday morning

* a powerful low pressure system over the Midwest will bring
periods of heavy rain to our area into Friday morning.

* Widespread rainfall amounts of 4 to 8 inches are expected.
Localized amounts up to a foot of rain are possible...
including along the eastern slopes of the northern Virginia
Blue Ridge and Catoctin Mountain in Maryland.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

These next few days will be a dangerous time... requiring more
than the usual awareness... planning and preparations.

If you are near streams or drainage ditches... keep an eye on them
and be ready to quickly seek higher ground. Water may rise
rapidly.

Clear out storm drains.

Those prone to basement flooding should prepare. Communities
prone to flooding should prepare.

Continue to check in on the forecast for updates.

Warnings will be issued for areas where flooding is imminent.
Ensure you get warnings from the National Weather Service through
your Mobile phone and or NOAA Weather Radio.

Be prepared to take action if a warning is issued for where you
are or if flooding is observed.

Ensure your kids dont play near flood waters.

Remember if you come across water crossing a Road... turn around
dont drown!



Melliott



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