053  
WGUS41 KRNK 241058  
FLWRNK  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
658 AM EDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA HAS ISSUED  
A FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH CAROLINA...  
 
WATAUGA RIVER NEAR WATAUGA R. NR SUGAR GROVE AFFECTING WATAUGA  
COUNTY  
 
...HEAVY RAINFALL HAS RESULTED IN MINOR FLOODING ALONG THE WATAUGA RIVER ONCE AGAIN...  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED AREAS...THE WATER MAY BE MUCH DEEPER  
THAN YOU THINK.  
 
LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE MEDIA OUTLET FOR LATER  
STATEMENTS OR WARNINGS.  
 

 
 
NCC189-242258-  
/O.NEW.KRNK.FL.W.0008.180424T1058Z-000000T0000Z/  
/SGWN7.1.ER.180424T0822Z.180424T1030Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
658 AM EDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG VA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE WATAUGA RIVER NEAR WATAUGA R. NR SUGAR GROVE  
* FROM THIS MORNING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE  
* AT 7 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.9 FEET...AND RISING RAPIDLY. MODERATE  
FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET. MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.  
* IMPACT...AT 6.0 FEET...FLOODING ON PORTIONS OF WATAUGA RIVER ROAD  
BEGINS.  
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 6.9 FEET  
ON APR 24 2017.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3615 8177 3625 8190 3632 8185 3620 8171  
 
 

 
 
RAB  
 
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