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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
243 PM EDT Tue May 23 2017

...Periods of moderate to heavy rain into tonight...

.A weak stationary front will remain in place across the region
this afternoon. Low pressure tracking along the boundary will
bring another round of widespread rainfall to the region into
tonight. This may combine with saturated soil conditions to
produce flooding across the watch area.

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Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Boone, Tazewell,
Marion, Bland, Wytheville, Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale,
and Volney
243 PM EDT Tue May 23 2017

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has expanded the

* Flood Watch to include the mountains and foothills of North
  Carolina, the Grayson Highlands and Mountain Empire of Virginia,
  and portions of the New River Valley.

* Until 2 AM EDT Wednesday

* Another period of moderate rain into early tonight may lead to
  flooding.

* Additional rainfall of one half to locally one inch could occur
  through tonight. This could lead to flooding of creeks and
  streams today and along larger rivers by tonight.

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.

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Jackson KY
415 PM EDT Tue May 23 2017

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Including the cities of Flemingsburg, Camargo, Jeffersonville,
Mount Sterling, Owingsville, Morehead, Irvine, Ravenna,
Clay City, Stanton, Frenchburg, Brodhead, Mount Vernon, McKee,
Annville, Burnside, Somerset, London, Monticello, Stearns,
Whitley City, Corbin, Williamsburg, Barbourville, Middlesboro,
Pineville, Cumberland, Harlan, Sandy Hook, West Liberty,
Paintsville, Campton, Salyersville, Prestonsburg, Wheelwright,
Beattyville, Jackson, Hindman, Pippa Passes, Booneville, Hazard,
Manchester, Hyden, Jenkins, Whitesburg, Inez, Coal Run,
Elkhorn City, Pikeville, and South Williamson
415 PM EDT Tue May 23 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of eastern Kentucky.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Isolated thunderstorms are possible this evening and late
tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Thunderstorms will be possible at times on Wednesday and again
from Friday evening through Monday morning.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

JMW/GREIF

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
353 PM EDT Tue May 23 2017

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Ashe-Alleghany NC-Watauga-Tazewell-Smyth-Bland-Wythe-Grayson-
353 PM EDT Tue May 23 2017

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northwest North Carolina and
southwest Virginia.

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Flood Watch.

Periods of heavy rain may be enough to cause localized flooding
today into this evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Another round of heavy rainfall may occur ahead of a strong cold
front Wednesday into Wednesday night with localized flooding
possible.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

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