Wilkes Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Areal Flood Watch
Statement as of 11:28 AM EDT on April 19, 2015

... Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of North Carolina and southwest Virginia... including
the following areas... in North Carolina... Alleghany NC...
Ashe... Surry... Watauga... Wilkes and Yadkin. In southwest
Virginia... Carroll... Floyd... Grayson... Montgomery... Patrick...
Pulaski... Smyth and Wythe.

* Through this evening

* one to two inches of rain... with locally higher amounts are
expected by late this evening.

* Flooding of small creeks and streams is possible where the
heaviest rain falls. Inundation of flood prone or low lying
areas... and low water crossings is also likely.

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.