HIDE Flash Flood Watch issued August 03 at 5:03AM EDT until August 04 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Blacksburg
...Heavy Rainfall Expected Monday through Tuesday...
.Significant amounts of rainfall are expected to begin across the
forecast area today into Tuesday as a result of an approaching
cold front, deep tropical moisture, and the outer circulation of
Tropical Storm Isaias moving northward along the Florida and
Georgia shoreline to eastern Virginia by Tuesday.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of North Carolina and southwest Virginia, including
the following areas, in North Carolina, Alleghany NC, Ashe,
Surry, Watauga, and Wilkes. In southwest Virginia, Carroll,
Floyd, Grayson, and Patrick.
* From 8 AM EDT this morning through Tuesday evening.
* Excessive rainfall enhanced by the remnants of Tropical Storm
* Small creeks and streams could rise into flood quickly today.
Flash flooding can be expected in areas of quick heavy rainfall
and areas of persistent moderate or heavier rainfall. From 2 to
4 inches of rainfall is expected in the included counties with
locally higher amounts possible along the southern Blue Ridge
from northwest North Carolina into southwest Virginia.
HIDE Flood Advisory issued August 03 at 11:14AM EDT until August 03 at 12:15PM EDT by NWS Blacksburg
...FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
FOR ASHE, WATAUGA AND WESTERN WILKES COUNTIES...
At 1114 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated moderate to heavy rain and a
few thunderstorms across the area. Minor flooding is ongoing or
expected to begin shortly in the advisory area. Up to 1.5 inches of
rain has fallen.
Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Boone, Wilkesboro, Jefferson, West Jefferson, Blowing Rock,
Lansing and Deep Gap.
Additional rainfall of 1 inch or more is expected over the area.
This will result in minor flooding.
This includes the following streams and drainages...
Beaverdam Creek, Beech Creek and Beaver Creek.