Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service BLACKSBURG VA
139 AM EST THU FEB 21 2019

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
  Caswell County in north central North Carolina...

* Until 330 AM EST

* At 137 AM EST, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
  heavy rain across the warned area. Up to one inch of rain has
  already fallen across central and southern Caswell during the past
  hour and an additional 1-2 inches of rainfall can be expected.
  Flooding was already observed in Caswell county yesterday from
  rainfall and snow/ice melt. Flash flooding is imminent.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Yanceyville...
  Bethel...
  Providence...
  Jericho...
  and Prospect Hill.

Excessive rainfall over the warned area can cause mud slides and
rock slides along hillsides. The mud slide can consist of rock, mud,
vegetation and other loose materials.

Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches will be possible in the
warned area.

This includes the following streams and drainages...
East Prong Moon Creek...
Pumpkin Creek...
Cane Creek...
Nats Fork...
and South Country Line Creek.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

When it is safe to do so, please send your reports of flooding,
including mudslides or flooded roads, 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 3625 7953 3646 7952 3654 7940 3654 7914
      3624 7915

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RAB


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