The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch that affects the following WGMD locations:
URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
243 PM EDT Sun Jun 10 2018
…FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT MONDAY…
The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of east central Virginia, eastern Virginia, and north central Virginia, including the following areas, in east central Virginia, Eastern Essex, Richmond, Western Essex, Western King William, Western King and Queen, and Westmoreland. In eastern Virginia, Lancaster and Northumberland. In north central Virginia, Caroline.
* Until 2 AM EDT Monday.
* Showers and thunderstorms will continue to develop late this afternoon and continue through this evening. Heavy rain on Saturday, coupled with the potential for additional heavy rain from these additional showers and thunderstorms this evening may lead to flash flooding. One to two inches of rain may fall in less than an hour with the strongest thunderstorms.
* Excessive rainfall within a short period of time can lead to rapidly rising waters and flash flooding, particularly in urban areas and along small creeks and streams.
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.