Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
923 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  YADKIN COUNTY IN NORTH CAROLINA...
  SURRY COUNTY IN NORTH CAROLINA...
  WILKES COUNTY IN NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 315 AM EDT

* AT 919 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
  HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAS
  FALLEN BETWEEN WILKESBORO AND MOUNT AIRY.  ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN
  IS LIKELY AS THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUE TO MOVE OVER THE SAME
  AREA.  IF THIS CONTINUES...FLASH FLOODING IS LIKELY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  MOUNT AIRY...
  NORTH WILKESBORO...
  ELKIN...
  WILKESBORO...
  AND FAIRVIEW.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
WARNED AREA. RAINFALL COULD TOTAL AS MUCH AS 4 INCHES.

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 3607 8141 3612 8154 3614 8150 3622 8147
      3639 8104 3637 8098 3642 8095 3655 8061
      3655 8044 3614 8044 3611 8051 3605 8050
      3606 8098 3603 8108 3603 8127 3600 8132

$$

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