Localities brace for 5 to 8 inches of rain

Localities around the state have been preparing for the 5 to 8 inches of rains expected today through tomorrow Thur. Sept. 2.

The city of Winchester have cleared storm drains and assembled sand bags.

The town of Front Royal crews have also prepared clearing drains and anchoring equipment.

The town of Front Royal is asking its citizens to stay off the roads during the heaviest of the rain if possible.

Flood insurance information is available at ready.gov/floods.

All City, Town and Electrical Crews are on standby for any issues that may arise.

You are asked to be aware and obey all road closure signs.

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