Birchleaf, VA (24220)

4:06 PM EDT on April 23, 2017 (GMT -0400)
Elkhorn City | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Watch Active Notice: Flash Flood Watch

Elev 1000 ft 37.30 °N, 82.35 °W | Updated 3 seconds ago

Rain
Rain
53.6 °F
Feels Like 53.6 °F
N
0.0
Wind Variable Wind from West
Gusts 0.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.92 in
Visibility 4.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 500 ft
Dew Point 53 °F
Humidity 98%
Rainfall 0.85 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:43 AM 8:11 PM
Waning Crescent, 10% visible
METAR KLNP 231955Z AUTO 07003KT 4SM RA OVC005 10/10 A2992 RMK AO2 P0021
Pressure 29.92 in
Visibility 4.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 500 ft
Dew Point 53 °F
Humidity 98%
Rainfall 0.85 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:43 AM 8:11 PM
Waning Crescent, 10% visible
METAR KLNP 231955Z AUTO 07003KT 4SM RA OVC005 10/10 A2992 RMK AO2 P0021

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Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 2:36 PM EDT Apr. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... A Flood Warning remains in effect until 645 PM EDT for Dickenson
and Buchanan counties...

At 234 PM EDT, light to moderate rain continues to fall across
southwest Virginia. After multiple days of rain, and more on the way
through tonight, area creeks, streams, culverts, and roadside
ditches will have a difficult time handling additional rainfall.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Clintwood, Grundy, Haysi, breaks Interstate, Davenport, John
Flannagan Lake, Big Rock, Trammel, Paw Paw, Clinchco, Oakwood, Stacy,
Nora, Vansant, Hurley, McClure and Roseann.

Additional rainfall amounts of one to one and a half inches are
possible in the warned area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Please report severe weather to the National Weather Service by
calling toll free, 800 401 9535, when you can do so safely.

You may also report severe weather by posting your report to the
Charleston West Virginia National Weather Service facebook Page, or
by using the twitter hashtag, nwsrlx.


Lat... Lon 3702 8248 3713 8255 3720 8255 3727 8235
      3754 8197 3753 8194 3751 8193 3747 8200
      3744 8194 3736 8193 3728 8185 3728 8179
      3725 8174 3720 8176 3718 8185 3713 8192
      3712 8200 3705 8204 3704 8217 3696 8235


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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 2:40 PM EDT Apr. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until midnight EDT
tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southwest Virginia and southern West Virginia,
including the following areas, in southwest Virginia, Buchanan
and Dickenson. In southern West Virginia, McDowell and
Wyoming.

* Until midnight EDT tonight

* another wave of heavy rainfall is expected today. This could
lead to flash flooding, particularly along flood prone creeks
and streams, and adjacent low lying areas.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should warnings be issued.