Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5
000
WGUS81 KRNK 270119
FLSRNK

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
919 PM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

WVC025-063-270415-
/O.NEW.KRNK.FA.Y.0052.160727T0119Z-160727T0415Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GREENBRIER WV-MONROE WV-
919 PM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTH CENTRAL GREENBRIER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...
  NORTHEASTERN MONROE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 1215 AM EDT

* AT 918 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE
  ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  LEWISBURG...
  WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS...
  RONCEVERTE...
  ORGAN CAVE...
  AND ROARING MOUNTAIN SUMMIT.

UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA.  THIS RAINFALL
WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

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 3785 8018 3780 8023 3778 8022 3777 8024
      3775 8026 3774 8026 3772 8025 3769 8030
      3766 8028 3761 8031 3766 8057 3788 8043

$$

PW



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