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Flooding Informational Bulletin #2 04302014

Flooding Informational Bulletin #2 04302014

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Fauquier County, Virginia, Department of Emergency Servvices flooding bulletin April 30, 2014.
Fauquier County, Virginia, Department of Emergency Servvices flooding bulletin April 30, 2014.

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Fauquier County Department of Fire Rescue and Emergency Management

Informational Bulletin # 2

Flooding/Heavy Rain
0930 Wednesday, April 30, 2014

SITUATION
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT STATUS
EVENT SUMMARY:
Radar indicated persistent rainfall spreading northward across the region. Rainfall in the last six hours has averaged around an inch with pockets around two inches. An additional inch of rain every two hours is expected through the morning, which will allow streams to continue to rise out of their banks and cause flooding of low-lying areas. Rain will continue through Thursday afternoon. There is potential of up to four inches of rain total by Thursday afternoon when the systems exits the area. A flood warning is in effect until 2:30 PM Wednesday. A flash flood watch is in effect at 10 pm tonight through Thursday, May 1st at 6 am. A flood warning is also in effect for the Rappahannock River from Wednesday evening until Friday morning. The potential exists Wednesday for severe thunderstorms that will be capable of producing damaging wind gusts and a threat of isolated tornadoes.

MONITORING

SITUATION

WEATHER FORECAST (Warrenton)
Today Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 70. Southeast wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible. Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then showers likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 61. South wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

Tonight

Thursday

A chance of showers before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. West wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Thursday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

ADVISORIES, WATCHES OR WARNINGS:
Flood Warning in effect from April 30, 08:31 AM until April 30, 02:30 PM Flash Flood Watch is in effect until May 1, 06:00 AM DFREM INFORMATIONAL BULLETIN

GRAPHIC

GRAPHIC
DFREM INFORMATIONAL BULLETIN

ACTIONS
CURRENT ACTIONS   Emergency Management will continue to monitor NWS forecasts and conditions and will provide updates as necessary. Fire rescue companies are on alert for swift water rescue situations

ANTICIPATED ACTIONS Emergency Management will continue to monitor NWS forecasts and conditions and will provide updates as necessary. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

http://www.erh.noaa.gov/lwx/ www.weather.gov/washington

ACTIONS

VDOT at www.va511.org

DFREM INFORMATIONAL BULLETIN

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