451  
WGUS51 KRNK 111459  
FFWRNK  
NCC157-VAC067-089-161-690-770-120300-  
/O.NEW.KRNK.FF.W.0122.181011T1459Z-181012T0300Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
1059 AM EDT THU OCT 11 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
ROCKINGHAM COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
ROANOKE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
THE CITY OF ROANOKE IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
THE CITY OF MARTINSVILLE IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
HENRY COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
FRANKLIN COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 1100 PM EDT THURSDAY  
 
* AT 1057 AM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE  
WARNED AREA. UP TO AN INCH OF RAIN HAS FALLEN IN PORTIONS OF THE  
WARNED AREA SINCE YESTERDAY. ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED  
TO CONTINUE INTO THE AFTERNOON AS THE OUTER CIRCULATION OF  
TROPICAL STORM MICHAEL ENCOUNTERS A COLD FRONT THAT IS APPROACHING  
FROM THE WEST. MINOR STREET FLOODING HAS ALREADY BEEN REPORTED IN  
THE CITY OF MARTINSVILLE. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BE  
POSSIBLE WELL INTO THE AFTERNOON.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
ROANOKE...  
SALEM...  
EDEN...  
REIDSVILLE...  
AND MARTINSVILLE.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS THE MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY, THE  
SALEM FAIRGROUNDS, MARTINSVILLE AIRPORT, AND ROANOKE REGIONAL  
AIRPORT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL  
CREEKS AND STREAMS, URBAN AREAS, HIGHWAYS, STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS  
WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.  
 
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 8004 3654 8003 3678 8010 3680 8004  
3685 8008 3687 8023 3703 8010 3712 8012  
3711 8018 3723 8019 3733 8026 3742 8008  
3733 7987 3722 7985 3723 7978 3719 7972  
3705 7959 3654 7971 3654 7951 3624 7953  
 

 
 
JR  
 
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