Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service BLACKSBURG VA
854 PM EDT MON OCT 23 2017

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City of Galax VA-
854 PM EDT MON OCT 23 2017

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
  The City of Galax in southwestern Virginia...

* Until 1145 PM EDT

* At 850 PM EDT, rain has long since ended in the area but emergency
  management officials reported Greenville Road in Galax still
  closed due to flooding and a stream gauge on Chestnut Creek
  indicated it was still rising and may be close to reaching flood
  stage. Therefore, while the Flash Flood Watch will be cancelled, a
  flood warning will continue until runoff subsides from earlier
  rainfall.


* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Galax.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3664 8092 3665 8095 3667 8094 3667 8093
      3668 8093 3668 8092 3669 8091 3669 8090
      3670 8090 3670 8088 3668 8088 3665 8092
      3663 8091 3663 8093

$$

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