Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
834 AM EDT SAT JUN 27 2015

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BATH VA-
834 AM EDT SAT JUN 27 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHERN BATH COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 230 PM EDT SATURDAY

* AT 829 AM EDT...HEAVY RAIN FELL ACROSS THE REGION
  OVERNIGHT...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE NORTHERN PART OF THE COUNTY.
  RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2.5 TO 3 INCHES WERE COMMON ACROSS THE
  NORTHERN PARTS OF BATH COUNTY. RAINFALL HAS CURRENTLY DIMINISHED
  ACROSS THE REGION...BUT ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS
  ARE EXPECTED LATER TODAY. SEVERAL CREEKS AND STREAMS IN THE
  NORTHERN PART OF THE COUNTY ARE ALREADY NEARING FLOOD STAGE AND
  CONTINUING TO RISE. THESE INCLUDE BACK CREEK AT SUNRISE BELOW THE
  PUMP STATION...BACK CREEK AT SUNRISE ABOVE THE PUMP STATION...AND
  THE BULLPASTURE RIVER AT WILLIAMSON...WHICH IS EXPECTED TO RISE
  ABOVE FLOOD STAGE VERY SOON.

  IN ADDITION...MANY LOW WATER CROSSINGS AND NORMALLY FLOOD PRONE
  ACROSS NORTHERN BATH COUNTY WILL CONTINUE TO EXPERIENCE HIGH WATER
  THROUGHOUT THE MORNING. KEEP IN MIND THAT ADDITIONAL RAINFALL IS
  EXPECTED AND FLOODING COULD BE RENEWED OR EXACERBATED IN MANY OF
  THESE SAME AREAS THROUGHOUT THE DAY. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS
  IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM EDT TODAY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  WARM SPRINGS...
  BURNSVILLE...
  YOST...
  AND MOUNTAIN GROVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

&&

LAT...LON 3822 7971 3820 7956 3818 7951 3817 7952
      3815 7953 3817 7949 3816 7944 3805 7952
      3803 7951 3799 7955 3807 7996 3810 7993
      3813 7995 3815 7992 3818 7992 3827 7980

$$

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