HIDE Winter Storm Watch issued November 13 at 4:03PM EST until November 15 at 1:00PM EST by NWS Blacksburg
...Wintry mess expected Wednesday Night into Thursday...
.Low pressure over the Gulf Coast will stay west of the
Appalachians Wednesday night into Thursday, while another low
forms off the coast of South Carolina. At the same time, cold high
pressure will wedge southward into our area keeping temperatures
at or below freezing at and near the surface. This will result in
a threat of freezing rain and sleet Wednesday night into Thursday.
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
* WHAT...Light to moderate icing possible. Total ice accumulations
of a quarter to six tenths of an inch possible.
* WHERE...Portions of southwest and west central Virginia, north
central and northwest North Carolina and southeast West
* WHEN...From Wednesday evening through Thursday afternoon.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Power outages and tree damage are likely
due to the ice. Although road surfaces will be warm, some slick
spots could occur.
HIDE Flood Watch issued November 13 at 3:25PM EST until further notice by NWS Blacksburg
...Another round of moderate to heavy rain may produce flooding...
.Low pressure will move from the Gulf Coast States Wednesday
evening to west of the southern Appalachians Thursday morning. A
secondary low will form along the southeast coast during this time
lifting north to the Delmarva by Thursday evening. Precipitation
amounts of one and a quarter to 2 inches will be possible during
this time. That combined with already saturated soils and elevated
streams and river levels may lead to flooding.
...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a
* Flood Watch for portions of North Carolina and Virginia,
including the following areas, in North Carolina, Alleghany
NC, Ashe, Caswell, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry, Watauga, Wilkes,
and Yadkin. In Virginia, Carroll, Charlotte, Floyd, Franklin,
Grayson, Halifax, Henry, Patrick, and Pittsylvania.
* From Wednesday evening through Thursday evening
* 1 to 2 inches of rain on already saturated soils, and with some
rivers still elevated, could lead to more flooding, Wednesday
night through Thursday.
* Flooding of streams, and creeks, along with main stem rivers may