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WGUS41 KRNK 231755  
FLWRNK  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
155 PM EDT THU SEP 23 2021  
 
...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED FOR THE COWPASTURE RIVER AT CLIFTON  
FORGE...  
 
VAC005-023-232000-  
/O.EXT.KRNK.FA.W.0018.000000T0000Z-210923T2000Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
ALLEGHANY VA VA-BOTETOURT VA-  
155 PM EDT THU SEP 23 2021  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS EXTENDED THE  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
EAST CENTRAL ALLEGHANY VA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
NORTHERN BOTETOURT COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 400 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 155 PM EDT, THE COWPASTURE RIVER AT CLIFTON FORGE WAS 10.7 FT  
AND WAS CRESTING. FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FT. THE RIVER WILL CREST  
BELOW 11 FEET THIS AFTERNOON, THEN SHOULD FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE  
THIS EVENING.  
 
* ROADS NEAR THE RIVER MAY BE IMPASSABLE.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
RURAL AND LOWLAND AREAS ALONG THE RIVER. PARTS OF MCKINNEY HOLLOW  
ROAD AND EVANS LANE WILL FLOOD.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES...  
COWPASTURE RIVER AND SINKING CREEK.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
STAY AWAY OR BE SWEPT AWAY. RIVER BANKS AND CULVERTS CAN BECOME  
UNSTABLE AND UNSAFE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3779 7978 3779 7972 3778 7973 3777 7973  
3778 7979  
 

 
 
AS  
 
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