Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
911 PM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

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SMYTH VA-
911 PM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  CENTRAL SMYTH COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 1215 AM EDT

* AT 911 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN THAT WILL CAUSE
  URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. A LITTLE
  OVER ONE INCH OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  MARION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN
URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL
ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

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 3688 8150 3682 8147 3681 8152 3687 8155

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