Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1017 AM EDT WED OCT 15 2014

VAC003-079-125-152015-
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ALBEMARLE VA-GREENE VA-NELSON VA-
1017 AM EDT WED OCT 15 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR SMALL STREAMS IN...
  WESTERN ALBEMARLE COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA
  SOUTHERN GREENE COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA
  NORTHERN NELSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA

* UNTIL 415 PM EDT WEDNESDAY

* AT 1013 AM EDT...A COMBINATION OF RADAR ESTIMATES AND GROUND TRUTH
  REPORTS INDICATES ONE TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN THIS
  MORNING IN AREAS JUST EAST OF THE BLUE RIDGE FROM NORTHERN NELSON
  COUNTY TO SOUTHWESTERN GREENE COUNTY. ADDITIONAL MODERATE RAIN IS
  STREAMING INTO THESE AREAS. ALTHOUGH FLASH FLOODING IS NOT
  EXPECTED DUE TO A LACK OF TORRENTIAL RAINFALL...FLOODING OF LOW
  LYING AREAS AND STREAMS IS BECOMING LIKELY AS THE RAIN CONTINUES
  AND FALLS ON VERY WET GROUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED.
STREAM RISES WILL BE SLOW. HOWEVER...ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD
TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER ON COUNTRY ROADS AND
FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

&&

LAT...LON 3789 7899 3794 7894 3795 7890 3799 7891
      3803 7888 3809 7878 3813 7879 3823 7873
      3825 7871 3825 7866 3828 7866 3833 7856
      3837 7853 3821 7838 3777 7887

$$

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