Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4
000
WGUS81 KRNK 312309
FLSRNK

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
709 PM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

NCC193-312345-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-160531T2345Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
WILKES NC-
709 PM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 745 PM EDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN WILKES COUNTY...

AT 705 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED RAINFALL WAS DIMINISHING
WITHIN THE ADVISORY AREA. RAINFALL OF 1.5 TO 2.0 INCHES WAS COMMON
WITHIN THE ADVISORY AREA DURING THE LAST 1 TO 2 HOURS. ADDITIONAL
RAINFALL SHOULD BE LESS THAN 1 INCH. HOWEVER...CONSIDERABLE RUNOFF
WILL REMAIN IN THE AREA THROUGH 745 PM EDT. SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS
MAY BE NEAR BANKFUL.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
NORTH WILKESBORO...
WILKESBORO...
BOOMER...
MORAVIAN FALLS...
AND CRICKET.

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 3615 8125 3621 8100 3605 8099 3604 8105
      3603 8106 3603 8110 3604 8111 3604 8114
      3603 8117 3603 8118 3604 8120 3603 8125

$$

RAB


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.