Garden City Elementary School, VA

3:18 PM EST on February 23, 2019 (GMT -0500)
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Elev 1312 ft 37.22 °N, 79.95 °W | Updated 35 seconds ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
37.9 °F
Feels Like 38 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from NNW
Gusts 0.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.25 in
Visibility 6.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 600 ft
Windchill 38 °F
Dew Point 36 °F
Humidity 94%
Rainfall 0.94 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:59 AM 6:07 PM
Waning Gibbous, 77% visible
METAR KROA 231954Z 20004KT 6SM -RA BR OVC006 04/03 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP244 P0003 T00390028
Pressure 30.25 in
Visibility 6.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 600 ft
Windchill 38 °F
Dew Point 36 °F
Humidity 94%
Rainfall 0.94 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:59 AM 6:07 PM
Waning Gibbous, 77% visible
METAR KROA 231954Z 20004KT 6SM -RA BR OVC006 04/03 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP244 P0003 T00390028

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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:35 AM EST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Roanoke River at Roanoke.
* From late this afternoon until Sunday evening
* at 10am Saturday the stage was 8.1 feet and rising.

* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast to rise above flood stage by late this afternoon and
continue to rise to near 11.5 feet by after midnight tonight. The
river will fall below flood stage by Sunday morning.
* Impact... at 10.5 feet... flooding occurs in portions of Wasena
Park.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 11.4
feet on Sep 17 2018.


Lat... Lon 3720 8012 3729 8016 3732 8006 3731 7988
          3722 7988




Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 12:37 PM EST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of North Carolina and Virginia, including the
following areas, in North Carolina, Caswell, Rockingham,
Stokes, Surry, Wilkes, and Yadkin. In Virginia, Amherst,
Appomattox, Bedford, Botetourt, Buckingham, Campbell,
Charlotte, Franklin, Halifax, Henry, Patrick, Pittsylvania,
Roanoke, and Rockbridge.

* Through Sunday afternoon

* widespread nearly continuous light rain with periods of
moderate rainfall likely. Rainfall totals of 2 inches are
expected through Sunday, with locally higher amounts possible.

* Flooding of low-lying, poor drainage, and normally flood prone
areas. Small creeks and streams will be subject to flooding as
well as larger mainstem rivers.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts and existing soil conditions.

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.




932 am EST Sat Feb 23 2019

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a

* urban and small stream flood advisory for...
the city of Covington in west central Virginia...
Roanoke County in west central Virginia...
Alleghany County in west central Virginia...
Pulaski County in southwestern Virginia...
southeastern Giles County in southwestern Virginia...
Craig County in southwestern Virginia...
the city of Radford in southwestern Virginia...
the city of Salem in west central Virginia...
the city of Roanoke in west central Virginia...
Botetourt County in west central Virginia...
Montgomery County in southwestern Virginia...
east central Monroe County in southeastern West Virginia...

* until 630 PM EST Saturday

* at 929 am EST, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
moderate to heavy rain pushing northward across the area. Rainfall
since Friday has averaged one to one and a half inches. Another
inch to an inch and a half inched through the day will lead to
minor flooding of urban and small streams.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Roanoke...
Blacksburg...
Salem...
Christiansburg...
and Radford.

We will be monitoring river and stream gages, as well as spotter and
law enforcement reports, for potential for any flood warnings.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Excessive runoff from the rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses
as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

When it is safe to do so, please send your reports of flooding,
including mudslides or flooded roads, to the National Weather Service
by calling toll free at 1... 8 6 6... 2 1 5... 4 3 2 4. Reports and
pictures can also be shared on the National Weather Service
Blacksburg facebook Page and on twitter.


Lat... Lon 3789 7975 3785 7969 3778 7966 3774 7969
      3766 7968 3754 7952 3740 7981 3719 7992
      3716 8009 3712 8014 3699 8050 3701 8052
      3698 8055 3691 8074 3703 8089 3713 8087
      3735 8040 3744 8043 3763 8024 3789 8015


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High Wind Watch
Issued: 1:56 AM EST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High wind watch in effect from Sunday morning through Monday
morning...

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a high wind
watch, which is in effect from Sunday morning through Monday
morning.

* Winds... west 25 to 35 mph with gusts over 60 mph possible.

* Timing... winds increasing Sunday morning and continuing through
Sunday night into early Monday morning, especially at the higher
elevations.

* Impacts... tree limbs will be blown down. Trees in waterlogged
soil will topple over, increasing the potential for power
outages. Driving high profile vehicles will be very difficult.

* Locations... along and west of the Blue Ridge

* hazards... strong wind gusts

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph... or gusts of
58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts.