Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
935 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

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ROANOKE VA-MONTGOMERY VA-CITY OF SALEM VA-
935 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  RAIN AND SNOW MELT IN...
  WEST CENTRAL ROANOKE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  NORTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...
  THE CITY OF SALEM IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 415 AM EST FRIDAY

* AT 931 PM EST...AUTOMATED GAUGES CONTINUED TO SHOW THAT WATER
  LEVELS REMAINED NEAR FLOOD STAGE ALONG THE ROANOKE RIVER
  ESPECIALLY AROUND SALEM.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  SALEM...
  SALEM CITY...
  GLENVAR...
  ELLISTON-LAFAYETTE...
  AND CAVE SPRING.

THE RIVER WILL REMAIN HIGH ENOUGH FOR ANOTHER COUPLE OF HOURS TO
AFFECT PORTIONS OF MILL LANE IN SALEM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE UP TO
HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO
FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

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.

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LAT...LON 3726 8002 3726 8003 3725 8004 3719 8023
      3726 8026 3733 8003

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