Ashe-Alleghany NC-Surry-Stokes-Rockingham-Watauga-Wilkes-Yadkin- Tazewell-Smyth-Bland-Giles-Wythe-Pulaski-Montgomery-Grayson- Carroll-Floyd-Patrick-Franklin-Henry- Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Dobson, Danbury, Eden, Boone, Wilkesboro, Yadkinville, Tazewell, Marion, Bland, Pearisburg, Wytheville, Radford, Pulaski, Blacksburg, Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, Volney, Galax, Floyd, Stuart, Rocky Mount, and Martinsville 1235 PM EDT Fri May 22 2020 …FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING… A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for Portions of North Carolina and Virginia, including the following areas, in North Carolina, Alleghany NC, Ashe, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yadkin. In Virginia, Bland, Carroll, Floyd, Franklin, Giles, Grayson, Henry, Montgomery, Patrick, Pulaski, Smyth, Tazewell, and Wythe. Until 10 PM EDT this evening Thunderstorms with locally heavy rain are developing and may produce another inch of rainfall in a short period of time. This rain will be falling on saturated ground and may produce flash flooding. Flash flooding will be possible especially in areas of steep terrain. Creeks, streams, rivers, and low- lying normally flood prone areas will be subject to flooding. Landslide potential is also increased. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A […]