Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
935 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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SUMMERS WV-GREENBRIER WV-
935 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 215 AM EDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN SUMMERS AND SOUTHWESTERN GREENBRIER COUNTIES...

AT 931 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THAT THE HEAVY RAIN FROM
THUNDERSTORMS THAT PROMPTED THE WARNING HAS EXITED THE WARNED AREA.
UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN. HOWEVER...RUNOFF
FROM THESE EARLIER STORMS...AND ADDITIONAL PATCHY LIGHT RAIN MOVING
OVER THE REGION...WILL CONTINUE THE THREAT FOR FLASH FLOODING.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
LEWISBURG...
HINTON...
ALDERSON...
SANDSTONE...
AND HIX.

THIS INCLUDES THE WEST VIRGINIA STATE FAIRGROUNDS.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES...
EAGLE BRANCH...
BUGGY BRANCH...
HOWARD CREEK...
BEECH RUN...
AND PATTERSON CREEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 ROAD CLOSURES...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 3800 8050 3783 8029 3772 8062 3773 8066
      3770 8067 3762 8091 3771 8097 3772 8095
      3770 8091 3767 8090 3769 8088 3773 8090
      3775 8092 3777 8089 3782 8094 3787 8081
      3787 8075 3790 8077

$$

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