The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of North Carolina and Virginia. In Virginia, Carroll, Floyd, Franklin, Grayson, Henry, Montgomery, Patrick, and Roanoke Counties, including the cities of Roanoke and Salem. * Through this evening * Additional rainfall averaging one to two inches, with locally higher amounts, is expected to fall through early this evening. Up to 3 to 7 inches could fall along the North Carolina mountains and foothills as well. * The heavy rain may cause creeks and streams to leave their banks including rapid rises of flowing water in naturally low areas. Mudslides and landslides could occur as well. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding.