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FLASH FLOOD WARNING
VAC165-210315-
/O.NEW.KLWX.FF.W.0047.140821T0008Z-140821T0315Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
808 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  SOUTH CENTRAL ROCKINGHAM COUNTY IN WESTERN VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 1115 PM EDT

* AT 807 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  VERY HEAVY RAIN CAPABLE OF PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING. RADAR
  ESTIMATES THAT UP TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN ACROSS
  PORTIONS OF THE WARNED AREA. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF UP TO 2
  INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES...
SOUTH RIVER...NORTH RIVER...BIG RUN...CUB RUN...SOUTH FORK SHENANDOAH
RIVER...WHITEOAK RUN...MILLER RUN...ROCKY MOUNTAIN RUN...ONEMILE
RUN...MILL CREEK AND CONGERS CREEK.

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

LAT...LON 3835 7886 3833 7864 3826 7869 3823 7875
      3831 7889

$$

DH

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