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  • Flood Watch for Dickenson County, Virginia
  • Flood Watch issued February 17 at 12:34PM EST by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 7:38 p.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 10:15 p.m.
  • ...Rain returning to the area this afternoon could be enough to
    cause flooding...
    ...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...
    The Flood Watch continues for
    * A portion of southwest Virginia, including the following
    areas, Buchanan and Dickenson.
    * Until 10 PM EST this evening
    * One half to three quarters of an inch of rain fell Friday, and
    another one half to three quarters of an inch is expected this
    afternoon and evening. With the ground already saturated
    before the rain Friday, and rivers and streams running high,
    the additional rainfall this afternoon and evening could lead
    to flooding.
    * Flooding of poor drainage and low lying areas, especially
    along rivers and streams, is possible.