885  
WGUS51 KRNK 110428  
FFWRNK  
VAC023-111030-  
/O.NEW.KRNK.FF.W.0020.171011T0428Z-171011T1030Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
1228 AM EDT WED OCT 11 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
CENTRAL BOTETOURT COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 630 AM EDT WEDNESDAY  
 
* AT 1227 AM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING  
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO  
BEGIN SHORTLY.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
BUCHANAN...  
ORISKANY...  
EAGLE ROCK...  
FINCASTLE...  
AND SPRINGWOOD.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3765 7967 3762 7962 3748 7967 3748 7969  
3745 7971 3743 7974 3746 8004 3751 8001  
3755 7997 3763 8003 3764 8003  
 

 
 
MBS  
 
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