Yadkin Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 9:33 PM EDT op 03 oktober 2015

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of northwest North Carolina... including the
following Ashe... Watauga... Wilkes and ... Yadkin.

* Through Sunday evening

* upwards of an additional inch of rain is possible late tonight
into Sunday... with locally higher amounts over the North
Carolina high country. This rain will be falling on soil that is
completely saturated. This will lead to much of the rain running
off into small streams and creeks and causing rapid rises and

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 flash flood warnings be issued.

Due to the very wet ground there is an increased risk of

Wind Advisory
Statement as of 9:26 PM EDT op 03 oktober 2015

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 8 am EDT Monday...

* locations... the Alleghany Highlands... Roanoke valley... New
River valley... northwest North Carolina mountains and
foothills of the Blue Ridge in Virginia and North Carolina.

* Hazards... uprooted trees.

* Winds... northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 or 45 mph.

* Timing... winds will remain gusty through Sunday night.

* Impacts... sporadic power outages and potential for blocked
roads due to trees falling over.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Typically... a Wind Advisory means that winds may gust in excess
of 40 mph. However... in this case... lesser winds speeds could
uproot trees with the ground being saturated and wet foliage from
the rain.

Record Report
Statement as of 8:19 PM EDT on October 3, 2015

... Record low maximum temperature at Roanoke today...

The high temperature today at Roanoke Virginia was 53
degrees... which sets a new record low maximum... or coolest
high... temperature for October 3. The old record was 54 degrees
from 1974. Records for Roanoke date back to 1912.

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