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Flood Advisory

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
911 PM EDT Sat Apr 10 2021

VAC770-775-110515-
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/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
City of Roanoke VA-City of Salem VA-
911 PM EDT Sat Apr 10 2021

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for Poor Drainage Areas
  for...
  The City of Roanoke in west central Virginia...
  The City of Salem in west central Virginia...

* Until 115 AM EDT.

* At 911 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
  thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding.
  Overflowing poor drainage areas will cause minor flooding in the
  advisory area. Between 0.5 and 1 inch of rain has fallen.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Roanoke, Salem, Vinton, Cave Spring and Hollins.

Additional rainfall of 1 to 2 inches is expected over the area. This
additional rain will result in minor flooding.

This includes the following streams and drainages...
  Paint Bank Branch, Gum Spring Branch, Roanoke River, Mason Creek,
  Murray Run, Cook Creek, Carvin Creek, Back Creek, Gish Branch and
  Horners Branch.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses
as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3726 8003 3725 8005 3726 8006 3728 8009
      3728 8011 3729 8012 3732 8003 3731 8002
      3734 7997 3732 7995 3733 7992 3731 7988
      3729 7988 3728 7992 3726 7990 3724 7990
      3721 7995 3725 8000 3724 8003 3725 8004

$$

RR



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
905 PM EDT Sat Apr 10 2021

NCZ001>006-018>020-VAZ007-009>020-022>024-032>035-043>047-058-059-
WVZ042>044-507-508-120115-
Ashe-Alleghany NC-Surry-Stokes-Rockingham-Caswell-Watauga-Wilkes-
Yadkin-Tazewell-Smyth-Bland-Giles-Wythe-Pulaski-Montgomery-Grayson-
Carroll-Floyd-Craig-Alleghany VA-Bath-Roanoke-Botetourt-Rockbridge-
Patrick-Franklin-Bedford-Amherst-Henry-Pittsylvania-Campbell-
Appomattox-Buckingham-Halifax-Charlotte-Mercer-Summers-Monroe-
Eastern Greenbrier-Western Greenbrier-
905 PM EDT Sat Apr 10 2021

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for north central North Carolina,
northwest North Carolina, central Virginia, south central Virginia,
southwest Virginia, west central Virginia and southeast West
Virginia.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

There is a marginal risk of severe weather tonight. The main severe
threats are large hail and damaging winds. Locally heavy rainfall
will also be possible that could cause minor flooding.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

There is a low probability for widespread hazardous weather.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed.

$$

PW



Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
816 PM EDT Sat Apr 10 2021

NCZ002>004-019-020-VAZ007-009>020-022>024-032>035-045-WVZ042>044-
507-508-110230-
Alleghany NC-Surry-Stokes-Wilkes-Yadkin-Tazewell-Smyth-Bland-
Giles-Wythe-Pulaski-Montgomery-Grayson-Carroll-Floyd-Craig-
Alleghany VA-Bath-Roanoke-Botetourt-Rockbridge-Patrick-Franklin-
Bedford-Amherst-Campbell-Mercer-Summers-Monroe-Eastern Greenbrier-
Western Greenbrier-
Including the cities of Sparta, Dobson, Danbury, Wilkesboro,
Yadkinville, Tazewell, Marion, Bland, Pearisburg, Wytheville,
Radford, Pulaski, Blacksburg, Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale,
Volney, Galax, Floyd, New Castle, Clifton Forge, Covington,
Hot Springs, Roanoke, Salem, Fincastle, Lexington, Buena Vista,
Stuart, Rocky Mount, Bedford, Amherst, Lynchburg, Bluefield,
Flat Top, Hinton, Hix, Union, Lewisburg, White Sulphur Springs,
Alderson, Quinwood, Duo, and Rainelle
816 PM EDT Sat Apr 10 2021

...MODERATE TO HEAVY SHOWERS AND AN ISOLATE THUNDERSTORMS WILL
IMPACT THE AREA THROUGH 930 PM...

Showers overspreading the area will be heavy at times, with
rainfall rates of up to 1 to 2 inches an hour. The heavier
showers are moving at a good clip, but repeated rainfall may lead
to ponding of water and low lying flooding in poor drainage or
urban areas.

If traveling, be alert to water on roads. Slow down to avoid
hydroplaning.

$$



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