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⚠️ The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch on May 17 for Amherst County.

Weather Alert from The Weather Channel® · 1 day ago

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

* WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible.

* WHERE...Portions of central and west central Virginia, including
the following counties, in central Virginia, Amherst, Appomattox
and Buckingham. In west central Virginia, Bath and Rockbridge.

* WHEN...From 4 PM EDT this afternoon through late tonight.

* IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers,
creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations.
Creeks and streams may rise out of their banks. Flooding may occur
in poor drainage and urban areas.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- Showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop today and
continue through Saturday. Rainfall totals may exceed 2 to 3
inches in localized areas, resulting in flooding.
- http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood
Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared
to take action should flooding develop.

Flood Watch from FRI 4:00 PM EDT until SAT 2:00 AM EDT weather.com

1 day ago · Subscribers of The Weather Channel® in General

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⚠️ The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning on May 6 for Amherst County.

Weather Alert from The Weather Channel® · 6 May

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
West Central Amherst County in central Virginia...
Northeastern Bedford County in south central Virginia...

* Until 1045 PM EDT Monday.

* At 443 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Between 2 and 3 inches of rain
have fallen. The expected rainfall rate is 2 to 4 inches in 1
hour. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly.

HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms.

SOURCE...Radar.

IMPACT...Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban
areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as
other poor drainage and low-lying areas.

* Some locations that will experience flash flooding include...
Big Island... Coleman Falls...
Sedalia... Naola...

This includes the following streams and drainages...
Big Otter River, James River, Elk Creek, Indian Run, Hurricane
Creek, Buck Branch, Ivy Creek and Chestnut Branch.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

When it is safe to do so, please send your reports of flooding,
including mudslides or flooded roads, to the National Weather
Service by calling toll free at 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4. Reports
and pictures can also be shared on the National Weather Service
Blacksburg Facebook page and on Twitter.

FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED;
EXPECTED RAINFALL RATE...2-4 INCHES IN 1 HOUR

Flash Flood Warning from MON 4:43 PM EDT until MON 10:45 PM EDT weather.com

6 May · Subscribers of The Weather Channel® in General

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⚠️ The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch on Apr 15 for Amherst County.

Weather Alert from The Weather Channel® · 15 Apr

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH
109 IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING
AREAS

IN VIRGINIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 37 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA

AMHERST APPOMATTOX BUCKINGHAM
CAMPBELL CITY OF LYNCHBURG

IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA

BEDFORD CHARLOTTE CITY OF DANVILLE
CITY OF MARTINSVILLE HALIFAX HENRY
PITTSYLVANIA

IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA

BLAND CARROLL CITY OF GALAX
CITY OF RADFORD CRAIG FLOYD
GILES GRAYSON MONTGOMERY
PATRICK PULASKI SMYTH
TAZEWELL WYTHE

IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA

ALLEGHANY VA BATH BOTETOURT
CITY OF BUENA VISTA CITY OF COVINGTON CITY OF LEXINGTON
CITY OF ROANOKE CITY OF SALEM FRANKLIN
ROANOKE ROCKBRIDGE

IN WEST VIRGINIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 4 COUNTIES

IN SOUTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA

GREENBRIER MERCER MONROE
SUMMERS

Severe Thunderstorm Watch from MON 1:56 PM EDT until MON 10:00 PM EDT weather.com

Edited 15 Apr · Posted Apr 15, 2024 · Subscribers of The Weather Channel® in General

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⚠️ The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning on Apr 11 for Amherst County.

Weather Alert from The Weather Channel® · 11 Apr

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Northeastern Rockingham County in north central North Carolina...
Northern Caswell County in north central North Carolina...
The City of Danville in south central Virginia...
Northwestern Charlotte County in south central Virginia...
Campbell County in central Virginia...
Pittsylvania County in south central Virginia...
Halifax County in south central Virginia...
Bedford County in south central Virginia...
Southwestern Amherst County in central Virginia...
The City of Lynchburg in central Virginia...

* Until 1030 PM EDT.

* At 934 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near Chamblissburg to near Huddleston to near Blairs
to near Lawsonville, moving northeast at 50 mph.

HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
Lynchburg...
Danville...
South Boston...
Bedford...
Altavista...
Bethel...
and Halifax.

This includes The following Locations Liberty University, The
National D-Day Memorial, Danville Airport, and Lynchburg Airport.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Prepare immediately for damaging winds. For your safety, move to an
interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Stay away
from windows.

When it is safe to do so, please send your reports of hail of any
size, as well as reports of any wind damage, including downed trees
or large limbs, to the National Weather Service by calling toll free
at 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4. Reports and pictures can also be
shared on the National Weather Service Blacksburg Facebook page and
on Twitter.

A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 1100 PM EDT for north central
North Carolina...and south central and central Virginia.

HAIL THREAT...RADAR INDICATED;
MAX HAIL SIZE...<.75 IN;
WIND THREAT...RADAR INDICATED;
MAX WIND GUST...60 MPH

Severe Thunderstorm Warning from THU 9:34 PM EDT until THU 10:30 PM EDT weather.com

11 Apr · Subscribers of The Weather Channel® in General

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⚠️ The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory on Apr 11 for Amherst County.

Weather Alert from The Weather Channel® · 11 Apr

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 PM EDT
FRIDAY...

* WHAT...West winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected.

* WHERE...Portions of northwest North Carolina and southwest
Virginia.

* WHEN...From midnight tonight to 9 PM EDT Friday.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree
limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

Wind Advisory from FRI 12:00 AM EDT until FRI 9:00 PM EDT weather.com

11 Apr · Subscribers of The Weather Channel® in General

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⚠️ The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning on Apr 1 for Amherst County.

Weather Alert from The Weather Channel® · 31 Mar

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
The City of Buena Vista in west central Virginia...
Southwestern Rockbridge County in west central Virginia...
Northwestern Amherst County in central Virginia...

* Until 845 PM EDT.

* At 813 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Natural
Bridge, or near Glasgow, moving east at 30 mph.

HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
Buena Vista...
Glasgow...
Natural Bridge...
and Oronoco.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Prepare immediately for large hail and damaging winds. For your
safety, move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy
building. Stay away from windows.

When it is safe to do so, please send your reports of hail of any
size, as well as reports of any wind damage, including downed trees
or large limbs, to the National Weather Service by calling toll free
at 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4. Reports and pictures can also be
shared on the National Weather Service Blacksburg Facebook page and
on Twitter.

HAIL THREAT...RADAR INDICATED;
MAX HAIL SIZE...1.00 IN;
WIND THREAT...RADAR INDICATED;
MAX WIND GUST...60 MPH

Severe Thunderstorm Warning from MON 8:13 PM EDT until MON 8:45 PM EDT weather.com

Edited 1 Apr · Posted Mar 31, 2024 · Subscribers of The Weather Channel® in General

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⚠️ The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory on Mar 28 for Amherst County.

Weather Alert from The Weather Channel® · 28 Mar

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 8 PM EDT FRIDAY...

* WHAT...West winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected.

* WHERE...Portions of southwest Virginia and southeast West Virginia.

* WHEN...From 4 AM to 8 PM EDT Friday.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree
limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

Wind Advisory from FRI 4:00 AM EDT until FRI 8:00 PM EDT weather.com

28 Mar · Subscribers of The Weather Channel® in General

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⚠️ The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory on Mar 20 for Amherst County.

Weather Alert from The Weather Channel® · 20 Mar

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* WHERE...Portions of northwest North Carolina, central, south
central, southwest, and west central Virginia, and southeast West
Virginia.

* WHEN...Until 8 PM EDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree
limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

Secure outdoor objects.

Wind Advisory from WED 12:27 PM EDT until WED 8:00 PM EDT weather.com

20 Mar · Subscribers of The Weather Channel® in General

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⚠️ The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning on Mar 19 for Amherst County.

Weather Alert from The Weather Channel® · 19 Mar

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 8 PM EDT WEDNESDAY
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR PARTS OF VIRGINIA
MAINLY ALONG AND EAST OF THE BLUE RIDGE...

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a Red Flag
Warning for wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect
from 10 AM to 8 PM EDT Wednesday. The Fire Weather Watch is no
longer in effect.

* AFFECTED AREA...In Virginia, Fire Weather Zone 019 Alleghany
VA, Fire Weather Zone 020 Bath, Fire Weather Zone 022 Roanoke,
Fire Weather Zone 023 Botetourt, Fire Weather Zone 024
Rockbridge, Fire Weather Zone 032 Patrick, Fire Weather Zone
033 Franklin, Fire Weather Zone 034 Bedford, Fire Weather Zone
035 Amherst, Fire Weather Zone 043 Henry, Fire Weather Zone
044 Pittsylvania, Fire Weather Zone 045 Campbell, Fire Weather
Zone 046 Appomattox, Fire Weather Zone 047 Buckingham, Fire
Weather Zone 058 Halifax and Fire Weather Zone 059 Charlotte.

* WINDS...West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 20 percent.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds and dry fuels increase the potential for
any fires to quickly spread and burn out of control.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now....or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

Red Flag Warning from WED 10:00 AM EDT until WED 8:00 PM EDT weather.com

19 Mar · Subscribers of The Weather Channel® in General

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⚠️ The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch on Mar 18 for Amherst County.

Weather Alert from The Weather Channel® · 18 Mar

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR PARTS OF
VIRGINIA EAST OF THE BLUE RIDGE...

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a Fire
Weather Watch for wind and low relative humidity, which is in
effect from Wednesday morning through Wednesday evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...In Virginia, Fire Weather Zone 019 Alleghany
VA, Fire Weather Zone 020 Bath, Fire Weather Zone 022 Roanoke,
Fire Weather Zone 023 Botetourt, Fire Weather Zone 024
Rockbridge, Fire Weather Zone 032 Patrick, Fire Weather Zone
033 Franklin, Fire Weather Zone 034 Bedford, Fire Weather Zone
035 Amherst, Fire Weather Zone 043 Henry, Fire Weather Zone
044 Pittsylvania, Fire Weather Zone 045 Campbell, Fire Weather
Zone 046 Appomattox, Fire Weather Zone 047 Buckingham, Fire
Weather Zone 058 Halifax and Fire Weather Zone 059 Charlotte.

* WINDS...West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 20 percent.

* IMPACTS...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings.

Fire Weather Watch from WED 10:00 AM EDT until WED 8:00 PM EDT weather.com

18 Mar · Subscribers of The Weather Channel® in General

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