409  
WGUS51 KRNK 111215  
FFWRNK  
NCC171-197-111815-  
/O.NEW.KRNK.FF.W.0118.181011T1215Z-181011T1815Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
815 AM EDT THU OCT 11 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
SURRY COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
YADKIN COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
 
* UNTIL 215 PM EDT THURSDAY  
 
* AT 813 AM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE  
WARNED AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN SINCE  
YESTERDAY IN SOME LOCATIONS WITHIN THE WARNED AREA. THE ADDITIONAL  
RAINFALL MOVING THROUGH CURRENTLY IS ASSOCIATED WITH THE OUTER  
CIRCULATION OF TROPICAL STORM MICHAEL. THE RAINFALL WILL INCREASE  
IN INTENSITY AND COVERAGE THROUGH THE MORNING AND PERSIST FOR AN  
EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME.  
 
* FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
MOUNT AIRY...  
ELKIN...  
FAIRVIEW...  
FLAT ROCK...  
AND YADKINVILLE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
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 3606 8088 3633 8087 3640 8097 3642 8096  
3645 8098 3650 8093 3656 8091 3656 8068  
3655 8044 3624 8045 3622 8043 3621 8045  
3617 8044 3612 8045 3611 8051 3608 8051  
3605 8050  
 

 
 
JR  
 
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