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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
1122 PM EDT FRI JUN 16 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
EASTERN STOKES COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
WESTERN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
THE CITY OF MARTINSVILLE IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
HENRY COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
EASTERN PATRICK COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 315 AM EDT  
 
* AT 1120 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN INCREASING AREA OF  
THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING VERY HEAVY RAINFALL WITHIN THE WARNED AREA.  
RAINFALL OF 1 TO 3 INCHES HAS OCCURRED WITHIN PARTS OF THE WARNED  
AREA DURING THE PAST HOUR AND ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 1 TO 3 INCHES  
IS LIKELY DURING THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS. THIS AREA HAS ALREADY  
RECEIVED FROM 3 TO 4 INCHES OF RAINFALL DURING THE PAST 24 HOURS.  
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL WILL QUICKLY CAUSE EXCESSIVE RUNOFF OF WATER  
INTO AREA CREEKS, STREAMS, AND RIVERS. LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT HAS  
ALREADY REPORTED FLOODING IN THE CITY OF MADISON DURING THE PAST  
HOUR WITH SEVERAL ROADS BEING CLOSED.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
EDEN...  
MARTINSVILLE...  
WENTWORTH...  
MAYODAN...  
AND MADISON.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE  
DANGERS OF FLOODING.  
 
A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.  
IF YOU ARE IN THE WARNED AREA MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY.  
RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE  
PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.  
 
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 3626 8023 3687 8024 3685 8008 3682 8007  
3678 8003 3678 8001 3679 8003 3679 8001  
3683 8000 3679 7976 3682 7973 3683 7967  
3685 7964 3625 7983  
 

 
 
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