441  
WGUS51 KRNK 232258  
FFWRNK  
VAC005-045-063-071-121-580-WVC025-063-240500-  
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
658 PM EDT MON OCT 23 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
THE CITY OF COVINGTON IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
ALLEGHANY COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
NORTHEASTERN GILES COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...  
CRAIG COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...  
NORTH CENTRAL FLOYD COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...  
MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...  
GREENBRIER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...  
MONROE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 100 AM EDT TUESDAY  
 
* AT 656 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED  
HEAVY RAIN FALLING ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO THREE AND HALF  
INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN IN A FEW AREAS. FLASH FLOODING  
IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
BLACKSBURG...  
CHRISTIANSBURG...  
ALLEGHANY...  
COVINGTON...  
AND CLIFTON FORGE.  
 
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO TWO INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
WARNED AREA MAINLY NORTHEAST OF A LINE FROM UNION TO CHRISTIANSBURG.  
 
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 3805 8026 3806 8006 3802 7998 3795 8005  
3795 7993 3787 7973 3764 8003 3755 7998  
3746 8005 3734 8026 3711 8018 3701 8035  
3718 8054 3720 8051 3719 8057 3740 8082  
3771 8066 3782 8073 3811 8067 3825 8045  
 

 
 
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