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Flooding Threat from Western Monsoon; Hot in the South; Severe Storms Possible in the southern Mid-Atlantic

Heavy rainfall from monsoonal activity will continue the potential for flash flooding, especially in complex terrain, burn scars, and urban areas from the northern Great Basin to the southern Rockies today. Dangerous heat and humidity continues across the Deep South today. Strong to severe storms with damaging wind and perhaps a tornado may impact southern portions of the Mid Atlantic today. Read More >

 

Hydrology

CURRENT HYDROLOGIC CONDITIONS

CURRENT FLOOD/FLASHFLOOD WATCHES, WARNINGS AND STATEMENTS

  • Flood/Flash Flood Watch :  A Flood Watch is issued when flooding of creeks and streams is expected to develop sometime over the next 24 hours.
  • Flash Flood Warning :  Issued when rapid increases of water levels along creeks, streams, and non main-stem rivers is imminent, creating a serious threat to life and property.
  • Flood Warning   Flooding that does not occur rapidly and lasts longer than 6 hours. This product can be issued for flooding along creeks as well as main-stem rivers.
  • Flash Flood Statement :  Issued to update conditions during a Flash Flood Warning.
  • Flood Statement :  Issued to update conditions during a Flood Warning. Also used to provide information about areas of heavy rain.
  • River Statement: Lake levels along the Catawba River.

LAKE LEVELS