Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
440 PM EDT TUE JUL 19 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  WEST CENTRAL AMHERST COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  SOUTHWESTERN ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  NORTHEASTERN BEDFORD COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 745 PM EDT

* AT 437 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THAT SEVERAL ROUNDS OF
  THUNDERSTORMS HAVE TRACKED ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. RAINFALL OF 2.5
  TO NEARLY 4 INCHES HAVE BEEN OBSERVED IN THE GLASGOW AND SNOWDEN
  AREAS. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  GLASGOW...
  BIG ISLAND...
  SNOWDEN...
  COLEMAN FALLS...
  AND NAOLA.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2.5 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
WARNED AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

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 3772 7938 3771 7938 3770 7937 3751 7921
      3744 7936 3759 7947 3768 7958 3777 7943

$$

RAB


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