Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
815 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN SUMMERS COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...
  SOUTHWESTERN GREENBRIER COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 215 AM EDT

* AT 815 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING
  HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE
  ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

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

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

THIS INCLUDES THE WEST VIRGINIA STATE FAIRGROUNDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

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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