With new weather graphics: Jefferson, Blount counties under tornado and flood watch

With new weather graphics: Jefferson, Blount counties under tornado and flood watch

1 to 1.5 inches of rain have fallen with the heaviest amounts in southern Pulaski and western Floyd counties.

A flash flood watch has been posted the main Hawaiian islands until 6 a.m. Sunday as an upper level disturbance near the islands combines with abundant moisture riding in on strong trade winds.

The Flash Flood Warning for the island of Kauai has been extended to 11:15 p.m Saturday night. Excessive rainfall may lead to flash flooding in urban areas such as Roanoke and Martinsville, and along creeks, streams an low-lying areas. Monitor and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued on Sunday.

The Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority also warns of localized flooding, and has issued a flood outlook.


A warning would mean that flooding is happening or imminent and residents in areas prone to floods should get to high ground immediately. With heavy rain, rivers can exceed their banks and ponding can occur on the roads.

Rain showers are expected turn into snow showers by Monday afternoon, with more snow possible on Tuesday. One inbound lane could reopen as early as Monday morning, city officials said.

View the weather services's live radar coverage here.

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