Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
503 PM EDT THU JUL 3 2014

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CITY OF GALAX VA-CARROLL VA-
503 PM EDT THU JUL 3 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  THE CITY OF GALAX IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...
  SOUTHWESTERN CARROLL COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 800 PM EDT

* AT 502 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
  HEAVY RAIN WHICH WILL CAUSE FLOODING. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN
  HAVE ALREADY FALLEN. SEVERAL ROADS HAVE BEEN CLOSED DUE THE
  FLOODING IN THE CITY OF GALAX.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  GALAX...
  AND GALAX CITY.

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.

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 3665 8091 3664 8092 3665 8095 3667 8095
      3668 8094 3670 8094 3670 8082 3661 8088

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