Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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FLOOD ADVISORY...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
912 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014

NCC193-200200-
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WILKES NC-
912 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM EDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN WILKES COUNTY...

AT 906 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THAT THUNDERSTORMS AND
HEAVY RAIN WERE DIMINISHING ACROSS WILKES COUNTY. WHILE THE HEAVIEST
RAIN HAS SHIFTED SOUTH OF THE ADVISORY AREA...DOPPLER RADAR
ESTIMATES THAT DURING THE PAST COUPLE OF HOURS...FROM 1.5 TO
2.5 INCHES OF RAIN FELL FROM JUST EAST OF NORTH WILKESBORO...TO
ROARING RIVER...WITH AMOUNTS TO 1.5 INCH IN MANY OTHER AREAS ACROSS
THE EASTERN PART OF THE COUNTY. EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS RAINFALL
COULD RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING IN AREAS THAT EXPERIENCED THE
HEAVIEST RAINFALL.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
NORTH WILKESBORO...
ELKIN...
WILKESBORO...
RONDA...
AND CLINGMAN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 8115 3620 8110 3623 8108 3627 8104
      3629 8093 3625 8087 3620 8087 3606 8094

$$

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