Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1223 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

VAC005-017-019-023-045-067-161-163-530-580-678-770-775-010015-
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CRAIG VA-BATH VA-CITY OF LEXINGTON VA-FRANKLIN VA-BOTETOURT VA-
ALLEGHANY VA-BEDFORD VA-CITY OF SALEM VA-ROANOKE VA-ROCKBRIDGE VA-
CITY OF COVINGTON VA-CITY OF ROANOKE VA-CITY OF BUENA VISTA VA-
1223 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  EASTERN CRAIG COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...
  BATH COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  THE CITY OF LEXINGTON IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  NORTHWESTERN FRANKLIN COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  BOTETOURT COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  ALLEGHANY COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  NORTHWESTERN BEDFORD COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  THE CITY OF SALEM IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  ROANOKE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  THE CITY OF COVINGTON IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  THE CITY OF ROANOKE IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  THE CITY OF BUENA VISTA IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 815 PM EDT FRIDAY

* AT 1219 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED
  HEAVY RAIN DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS. UP TO 2.5 INCHES OF RAIN HAD
  FALLEN SINCE 6AM. AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN WILL OCCUR
  TODAY AS THUNDERSTORMS REPEATEDLY TRACK FROM SOUTH TO NORTH
  THROUGH THE FOOTHILLS OF VIRGINIA AND INTO THE ALLEGHANY HIGHLANDS.
  THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY
  AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  ROANOKE...
  SALEM...
  VINTON...
  LEXINGTON...
  COVINGTON...
  AND BUENA VISTA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 3822 7973 3820 7958 3818 7953 3815 7954
      3817 7946 3809 7951 3789 7916 3761 7944
      3760 7941 3725 7948 3710 8012 3712 8013
      3712 8016 3780 8023 3788 8015 3800 8000
      3810 7993 3812 7994 3826 7981

$$

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