Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1126 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

NCC171-300445-
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SURRY NC-
1126 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1245 AM EDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN SURRY COUNTY...

AT 1121 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN HAD TEMPORARILY
ENDED WITHIN THE WARNED AREA. UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY
FALLEN BETWEEN PINE RIDGE...MOUNT AIRY...AND THE VIRGINIA STATE LINE.
ALTHOUGH THE RAIN HAS ENDED IN THIS AREA AT THIS TIME...SIGNIFICANT
RUNOFF CONTINUES ACROSS THE REGION FROM EXCESSIVE RAINFALL OVER THE
PAST COUPLE OF DAYS. FLASH FLOODING REMAINS POSSIBLE IN THIS AREA.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
MOUNT AIRY...
FAIRVIEW...
FLAT ROCK...
DOBSON...
AND PILOT MOUNTAIN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES
AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

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 3632 8080 3656 8078 3656 8068 3655 8044
      3632 8045

$$

RAB


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